Perry vetoes texting while driving bill
POSTED: Friday, June 17, 2011 - 5:30pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 6:04pm
AUSTIN — Texas Gov. Rick Perry vetoed 23 bills Friday, including legislation that would have outlawed sending or reading text messages while driving.
Lawmakers approved the texting ban last month, but Perry called it an "overreach" and "government effort to micromanage the behavior of adults."