From: Ray Sullivan
Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:49 PM
To: Glueck, Katie (CMG-Austin)
Subject: FW: Time-sensitive comment request from PolitiFact Texas
No. I was chief of staff for two years and recall no such requests from the Governor's office during that time. From time to time Governor Perry asked the federal government to return Texas taxpayer money to Texas for priority needs, including disaster assistance and border security.
Here's an article about how one state agency dealt with earmarks - http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/TxDOT-directive-drives-Congress-Texans-into-tizzy-1561376.php