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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: James 'Rick' Richard Perry
Office: Governor (TX), Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2000
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Anita; 2 Children: Griffin, Sydney
Birth Date: 03/04/1950
Birth Place: Paint Creek, TX
Home City: Austin, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
May 22, 2013 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Governor's Small Business Forum 2013 Texas Global Business Summit
Oct. 19, 2012 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Houston Realty Business Coalition Monthly Breakfast
Oct. 16, 2012 Gov. Perry Calls for an End to Budget Diversions from Transportation Projects
Oct. 2, 2012 Gov. Perry: Texas is Nation's Epicenter for Job Creation
Aug. 11, 2011 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Presidential Announcement Remarks
June 23, 2011 Gov. Perry Speaks at the NALEO 28th Annual Conference
June 23, 2011 Gov. Perry: Employers Continue to Look to Texas as the Best State to Do Business
May 30, 2011 Gov. Perry: Loser Pays Lets Employers Spend Less Time in the Courtroom, More Time Creating Jobs
April 8, 2011 Gov. Perry: Innovators Need Freedom to Solve Our Energy Challenges
March 2, 2011 Gov. Perry: Small Businesses Represent True Vibrancy of Texas Economy
Feb. 15, 2011 Gov. Perry: Small Businesses Drive Job Creation
Jan. 25, 2011 Gov. Perry Speaks at the Lubbock Day Legislative Luncheon
Dec. 3, 2010 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the ALEC 2010 States and Nation Policy Summit
Oct. 18, 2010 Gov. Perry Highlights Importance of Sound Fiscal Policies to Texas' Success
Oct. 11, 2010 Gov. Perry: Sound Policies Keep Texas' Jobs and Economy on Top
Sept. 30, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces $2.9 Million TETF Investments in Three Houston Companies
Sept. 28, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces $9.2 Million in TETF Investments in Three Companies
Aug. 12, 2010 Gov. Perry Speaks at the 7th Annual West Texas Legislative Summit
Oct. 26, 2009 Gov. Perry Speaks at NASDAQ Closing Bell
June 26, 2009 Gov. Perry Gives Remarks at Penitas Walmart Opening
June 23, 2009 Gov. Perry Signs Legislation to Reform TWIA
May 11, 2009 Gov. Perry Welcomes 1,400 Jobs to Texas
April 23, 2009 Gov. Perry Signs Texas Moving Image Incentive Bill
March 24, 2009 Gov. Perry Announces New Jobs for Harlingen
Jan. 21, 2009 Gov. Perry Participates in Largest Texas Job Announcement in Recent History
Sept. 29, 2008 Gov. Perrry Addresses the Texas Economic Development Council
Aug. 3, 2006 Gov. Perry Hosts Small Business Summit
April 18, 2006 Leading Hispanic Business Group Endorses Tax Plan
April 13, 2006 Gov. Perry Welcomes Samsung Expansion in Austin
April 11, 2006 Texas' Leading Business Group Endorses Tax Plan
April 6, 2006 Perry: Representatives of 3 Million Texans Endorse Tax Reform, Relief
April 6, 2006 Perry–Sharp Tax Reform and Relief Plan
April 5, 2006 Greater Houston Partnership Supports Perry-Sharp School Finance and Property Tax Cut Plan
March 22, 2006 Gov. Perry Hosts Lubbock Small Business Summit
March 2, 2006 Texas Named Top State in the Nation Again for Job Creation
Dec. 6, 2005 Gov. Perry Hosts Small Business Summit in Tyler
Nov. 30, 2005 Gov. Perry to Host Tyler Small Business Summit
Nov. 30, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces Hilmar Cheese Company to Open Factory in Dalhart
Nov. 17, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces SBC to Invest Additional $800 Million in Texas
Nov. 16, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces T-Mobile Will Create 850 New Jobs in Frisco
Oct. 11, 2005 Blueprint for Economic Clusters, Long-term Growth Takes Shape
June 30, 2005 Perry Announces Ericsson-Cingular Expansion
June 29, 2005 Perry Welcomes Washington Mutual to San Antonio
June 15, 2005 Gov. Perry Hosts Small Business Summit in El Paso
June 13, 2005 Perry Signs Bill Creating Emerging Technology Fund
May 4, 2005 Perry: World Congress on Information and Technology Event Highlights Need for Emerging Technology Fund in Texas
April 22, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces EDS Expansion in El Paso
April 11, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces TV Ad Campaign To Promote Texas' Job Climate
March 8, 2005 Radio Address- Texas Enterprise Fund
Jan. 31, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces 1,600 New Jobs Coming to Texas
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