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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
Feb. 3, 2014 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Mid-Winter Conference
April 10, 2013 Gov. Perry Honors Troops at Center for Terrorism Law 10th Anniversary
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. 2, 2012 Gov. Perry: Texas is Nation's Epicenter for Job Creation
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
Oct. 18, 2011 CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate
Oct. 14, 2011 Pittsburgh: Gov. Rick Perry's Full Remarks on Energizing American Jobs
Sept. 30, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation
Sept. 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Remarks at the Lone Survivor Dinner
Aug. 13, 2011 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Presidential Announcement Remarks
Aug. 11, 2011 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Presidential Announcement Remarks
Aug. 10, 2011 Gov. Perry: Fiscal Responsibility is Essential for Prosperity and Job Creation
Jan. 13, 2011 Gov. Perry Calls for Expanded Lawsuit Reform in Texas
March 29, 2010 Gov. Perry Lauds Still-Strong Texas Economy
Nov. 12, 2009 Gov. Perry Speaks at East Texas Economic Development Summit
March 24, 2009 Gov. Perry Announces New Jobs for Harlingen
Feb. 9, 2009 Gov. Perry Addresses Delegations from Grayson, Denton and Collin Counties
Oct. 6, 2008 Gov. Perry Meets with State Leaders to Discuss Texas Economy
Sept. 29, 2008 Gov. Perrry Addresses the Texas Economic Development Council
June 29, 2006 Gov. Perry: $2.5 Million TEF Grant Helped Lure Aircraft Maker Expansion
March 2, 2006 Texas Named Top State in the Nation Again for Job Creation
Oct. 1, 2005 Proclamation - Disability Employment Awareness Month
June 9, 2005 Executive Order RP44 - Relating to Transition of Functions from the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance
June 1, 2005 Perry Signs Workers Compensation Reforms into Law
May 25, 2005 Perry Announces Agreement on Workers Compensation Reform Legislation
Feb. 7, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces Keppel AmFELS to Expand in Brownsville
Dec. 15, 2004 Gov. Perry Calls for Additonal Job Training Funds for Rio Grande Valley
Oct. 30, 2003 Statement of Governor Rick Perry Regarding Tasus Corp. Announcement To Locate In Central Texas
Feb. 6, 2003 Governor Rick Perry's Radio Address - Job Creation in Texas
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