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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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
Sept. 30, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Possible Federal Government Shutdown
July 30, 2013 Gov. Perry Calls Lawmakers Back for Third Special Session
June 14, 2013 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 3509
June 14, 2013 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 889
Sept. 5, 2012 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment Creating 239 Jobs in Austin
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
Dec. 10, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry Corners Outsider Mantle on Healthcare Mandates, Bailouts and Conservative Economic and Foreign Policy Ideas
Nov. 16, 2011 Perry Campaign Releases New Ad: "Lazy"
Nov. 8, 2011 CNBC - Fixing Washington Requires a Sledgehammer
Sept. 22, 2011 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2011 Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Endorses Perry for President
Aug. 18, 2011 Perry: Proposed Federal Building Codes Will Hurt Job Creation, Home Prices, Homebuilders and Homeowners
Aug. 15, 2011 Perry: Obama Administration Should Impose Freeze on New Federal Regulations
Aug. 10, 2011 Gov. Perry: Fiscal Responsibility is Essential for Prosperity and Job Creation
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2499
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 978
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2889
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2608
May 6, 2011 Gov. Perry: Texas Must Remain Vigilant in Effort to Streamline Government
Jan. 27, 2011 Gov. Perry: We Will Strengthen the Principles that Have Energized Our Economy
May 23, 2005 Gov. Rick Perry Signs Open Government Law
Jan. 6, 2004 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry Regarding Redistricting Ruling by Three Judge Panel
Dec. 19, 2003 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on DOJ Ruling on Redistricting
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Fundamental Spending Reform
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Reining in the Federal Bureaucracy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Fundamental Reform of the Legislative Branch
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Fix the Federal Regulatory System
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