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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Health Care and Tort Reform
July 30, 2014 Gov. Perry Launches PSA to Assist Texas Veterans with VA Health Care
July 29, 2014 ICYMI: TETF Awardee Visualase Acquired by Medtronic
July 11, 2014 FOX News "Hannity" - Transcript: Veterans Affairs Scandal
July 10, 2014 Texas Clear Winner in Red State-Blue State Comparison
June 30, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Hobby Lobby Ruling
June 18, 2014 Texas Moving Forward on Assisting Veterans
June 12, 2014 Gov. Perry Helps Break Ground on Mental Health Facility at Ft. Hood
June 3, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow States to Help Reform Federal VA Facilities
March 28, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on HHS Secretary Sebelius Visit to Texas
March 26, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on President Obama Extending Obamacare Enrollment Deadline
Feb. 14, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry Regarding President Obama's Comments about Obamacare and Texas
Sept. 13, 2013 Text of Gov. Perrys Announcement on the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology
Sept. 9, 2013 Gov. Perry Gives Remarks on 10th Anniversary of Proposition 12
June 14, 2013 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 504
June 14, 2013 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 227
March 6, 2013 Column - Adding millions to Medicaid system isn't the solution
Feb. 1, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investments in Texas Companies Creating Therapies for Diabetes and Heart Failure
Dec. 19, 2012 Gov. Perry, Lt. Gov. Dewhurst and Speaker Straus Call for Moratorium on CPRIT Grants Until Concerns at Agency are Addressed
Oct. 26, 2012 Gov. Perry: Texas Can Become the Nation's Center for Regenerative Medicine
June 18, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry on Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing Announcement
March 15, 2012 Rick Perry on Obama Administration's Denial of Health Care to More Than 100,000 Texas Women
March 1, 2012 Obama Administration Placing Pro-Abortion Politics Over Women's Health
Nov. 28, 2011 Gov. Perry Announces Creation of Institute for Applied Cancer Science at MD Anderson Cancer Center
Nov. 9, 2011 CNBC "Republican Presidential Debate" - Transcript
Oct. 11, 2011 Bloomberg/The Washington Post Republican Presidential Debate
Sept. 22, 2011 Fox News-Google GOP Debate
Aug. 12, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Appeals Court Ruling on Obamacare
July 18, 2011 All Press Release Speech Editorial Appointment Proclamation Executive Order 82nd Session 81st Session Archive Gov. Perry: SB 7 Gives Texas Flexibility to Develop Our Own Solutions
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 191
June 17, 2011 Statement About HB 680
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 335
June 14, 2011 Lifesitenews.com - Texas Gov. Perry Slams Obama on Abortion, Tests Presidential Waters
April 28, 2011 Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in Speer Medical Devices
Feb. 9, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Virginia and Florida Health Care Lawsuits
Jan. 31, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Judge Ruling Individual Mandate is Unconstitutional
Jan. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Representative Pelosi and Secretary Sebelius:
Dec. 9, 2010 Health Reform Report - States Need Freedom to Solve Healthcare Challenges
Nov. 21, 2010 FOX News "FOX News Sunday" - Transcript
Nov. 11, 2010 Perry Calls Dropping Medicaid "Good Idea"
Nov. 7, 2010 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
Oct. 14, 2010 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Challenge to Federal Health Care Act
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
July 30, 2010 Gov. Perry Speaks at the Operation Lone Star 2010 VIP Day
May 19, 2010 Gov. Perry: Great Institutions Join Forces to Fight Cancer
April 30, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces Decision on Temporary High-Risk Pool
April 22, 2010 Gov. Perry Emphasizes Importance of Nurse Training Programs in Texas
April 8, 2010 Op-Ed: Health Care Fight Isn't Over
March 25, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces $1.75 in Grants for Veterans' Mental Health Services: Addresses Wounded Warrior Riders
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