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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
April 4, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces Emerging Technology Fund Award to Texas A&M University Wind Energy Center
May 6, 2013 Gov. Perry Renews Call for More Offshore Energy Development, Consistent Federal Regulation
Aug. 24, 2012 Gov. Perry Asks Obama Administration to Waive Renewable Fuel Standard
Jan. 8, 2012 Perry Champions Conservative Tea Party Mantle to Overhaul Washington, Shrink Government and Spark Jobs as Only Non-D.C./Non-Wall Street Candidate
Sept. 12, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Announced Job Losses Due to EPA Rule
Aug. 5, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry Urges Texans to Conserve Energy as High Temperatures Persist
July 15, 2011 Gov. Perry: Texas Continues to Lead the Nation in Energy Production
April 8, 2011 Gov. Perry: Innovators Need Freedom to Solve Our Energy Challenges
Oct. 5, 2010 Gov. Perry Speaks at Clean Carbon Policy Summit
Sept. 1, 2010 Gov. Perry: Energy Industry Helps Our Economy Lead the Nation
July 30, 2010 Gov. Perry: Emerging Technologies Will Help Texas Meet Future Energy Challenges
July 28, 2010 The Biggest Challenge to the Energy Industry is Federal Overregulation
July 6, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces Formation of Gulf Project
June 15, 2010 Gov. Perry: EPA Continues Course to Kill Texas Jobs, Derail Air Quality Progress
March 10, 2010 Gov. Perry Supports Congressional Efforts to Block Misguided EPA Endangerment Findings
Feb. 16, 2010 Texas Takes Legal Action Against Federal Government Over EPA CO2 Mandates
Dec. 7, 2009 Gov. Perry Urges EPA to Withdraw Ruling on Danger of Carbon Dioxide
Sept. 30, 2009 Gov. Perry: Washington Should Follow Texas' Lead on Alternative Energy
Sept. 25, 2009 Gov. Perry Announces ETF Investment in Turbo Trac USA Inc.
June 26, 2009 Gov. Perry: Cap and Trade Would Be Largest Tax Increase In U.S. History and Hurt Texas' Economy
June 9, 2009 Gov. Perry: Cap and Trade Could Severely Hurt Texas' Economy
Nov. 25, 2008 Gov. Perry: Proposed EPA Rules Will Cripple Texas Economy
Nov. 7, 2008 Gov. Perry Encourages Private Sector Investments in Energy Innovation
Sept. 19, 2008 Texas Continues Efforts to Rebuild Communities and Lives
Aug. 6, 2008 Gov. Perry: Texas Must Maintain Economic Edge
June 2, 2008 Gov. Perry: "The Future of Renewable Energy in Texas is Now"
April 15, 2008 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment in Solar Power Company
Aug. 1, 2007 Perry Submits Two Final Offers for FutureGen Project
July 9, 2007 Gov. Perry Rolls Out Texas' Bioenergy Strategy
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