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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Issue Position: Economic Development in Texas
July 24, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investments Bringing New Charles Schwab Facility to El Paso and Deepening Company's Roots in Austin
July 18, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment for Omnitracs Headquarters Relocation
July 8, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment to Help Schneider Electric Expand and Add Jobs in El Paso
July 3, 2014 Aided by $8.6 Million TEF Grant, Active Network Relocates Company Headquarters to Dallas
June 27, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment Expanding Maverick Arms Manufacturing in Eagle Pass
June 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pursue Reasonable Energy Policy
May 16, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Texas Economy Adding 64,100 Jobs in April 2014
April 29, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment Creating 300 Jobs in El Paso
April 28, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces Toyota Moving North American Headquarters to Plano, Generating 4,000 Jobs
April 1, 2014 ICYMI: Dallas Fed Report Finds Texas Leads in Job Creation at All Pay Levels
March 28, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on February 2014 Texas Job Growth
March 10, 2014 Wallet Hub: Texas Cities "Impressive Pack of Bountiful Job Markets"
March 7, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Texas' Job Numbers
Feb. 20, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Ted Nugent and Chris Christie
Feb. 3, 2014 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Mid-Winter Conference
July 8, 2013 Fox News "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript - Healthcare Reform
May 29, 2013 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Motorola Mobility's Major Jobs Announcement in North Texas
May 15, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Senate Bill 441
May 13, 2013 About Those Jobs, President Obama...
April 10, 2013 Gov. Perry Honors Troops at Center for Terrorism Law 10th Anniversary
April 2, 2013 Texas Leads Nation in Job Creation According to Brookings Institution
Feb. 15, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces Tenaris to Create 600 Jobs in Matagorda County
Jan. 31, 2013 Gov. Perry Outlines Legislative Priorities at Greater Houston Partnership
Jan. 30, 2013 Gov. Perry: Technical Skills Expand Opportunities for Texas' Workforce
Oct. 18, 2012 In Case You Missed It: Texas Ranked Top State to Do Business by Area Development Magazine
Oct. 2, 2012 Gov. Perry: Texas is Nation's Epicenter for Job Creation
Sept. 11, 2012 Gov. Perry Meets with Italian Company Finalizing Plans to Bring Jobs to Texas
Sept. 6, 2012 Gov. Perry Addresses Ambrosetti Forum Welcome Session
Sept. 5, 2012 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment Creating 239 Jobs in Austin
Aug. 23, 2012 Gov. Perry Attends Grand Opening of Caterpillar Manufacturing Facility
June 26, 2012 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at UnitedHealth Group's Economic Development Announcement
Dec. 9, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry on NLRB Announcement
Nov. 19, 2011 Gov. Perry Shares Staunch Commitment to Conservative Values At Thanksgiving Family Forum
Oct. 30, 2011 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript
Oct. 25, 2011 The Hill - Perry Hits NLRB for Boeing Case in SC Economic Pitch
Oct. 18, 2011 CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate
Oct. 14, 2011 Pittsburgh: Gov. Rick Perry's Full Remarks on Energizing American Jobs
Oct. 12, 2011 ABC News - Rick Perry Hits President Obama on Energy and Jobs
Oct. 11, 2011 Union Leader - We Must Remove Energy Production Obstacles to Create Jobs
Oct. 6, 2011 President Obama Doesn't Get Job Creation; Must Be Replaced to Get America Working Again
Oct. 6, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Changes to CSAPR Rule
Sept. 30, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation
Sept. 22, 2011 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript
Sept. 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Remarks at the Lone Survivor Dinner
Sept. 12, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry Champions Jobs, Fiscal Responsibility, Conservative Agenda
Sept. 12, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Announced Job Losses Due to EPA Rule
Sept. 7, 2011 Republican Debate at the Reagan Presidential Library
Sept. 1, 2011 Statement From Gov. Perry on August Job Numbers
Aug. 19, 2011 Perry: Economic Freedom Comes From Work and Wages, Not Welfare
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