Perry's spokesman Rich Parsons said Friday that Perry sent a subsequent letter last week to Holder, contending that some PREA standards are in conflict with Texas state laws.
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However, when they look at its conflicts with existing labor laws and other issues, they "may reach the same conclusions," Rich Parsons, a spokesman for Mr. Perry, said Wednesday.
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