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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
March 29, 2012 Gov. Perry: Lean, Finely Textured Beef is Nutritious, Safe and Affordable for Consumers
March 28, 2012 Coalition of Governors Joins Forces to Support U.S. Beef Industry; the Coalition to Conduct a Beef Plant Tour at BPI Tomorrow
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2997
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2996
May 21, 2011 ToloNews - Appropriate to Target Terrorists in any Country: US Governor
Oct. 1, 2010 Gov. Perry Speaks at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association's Fall Meeting
June 10, 2010 Texas Prepared for Potential Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Feb. 16, 2010 Texas Takes Legal Action Against Federal Government Over EPA CO2 Mandates
Feb. 16, 2010 The Texas Tribune - Texas Will Sue the EPA
Jan. 16, 2009 Gov. Perry Addresses Commission for Hurricane Recovery
Oct. 23, 2008 Gov. Perry Announces Emerging Technology Fund Grant for Desalination at UTEP
Sept. 26, 2008 Gov. Perry Participates in the State Fair of Texas 2008 Grand Opening
Sept. 15, 2008 Gov. Perry Visits Communities Impacted By Ike
July 22, 2008 Gov. Perry Deploys State Resources as South Texas Prepares for Hurricane Dolly
June 24, 2008 Gov. Perry: Ethanol Mandate Harms Livestock, Food Industries
May 27, 2008 Federal Ethanol Mandate Hurts Texans
April 25, 2008 Gov. Perry Seeks Relief from Skyrocketing Food Prices
Jan. 29, 2008 Keeping Texans Competitive
June 26, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, The Honorable Collin Peterson, The Honorable Saxby Chambliss and The Honorable Bob Goodlatte
June 22, 2006 Gov. Perry Requests USDA Drought Assistance for 24 Counties
March 16, 2006 Perry Tours Panhandle Devastation as Texas Continues Wildfire Fight
March 15, 2006 Texas Firefighters Continue Efforts in Panhandle
Feb. 15, 2006 Gov. Perry Announces High-Speed Internet Headed to Rural Texas
Jan. 11, 2006 President Approves Gov. Perry's Disaster Declaration
Jan. 3, 2006 Governor Perry Requests Federal Assistance for Fire-ravaged Counties
Jan. 2, 2006 Texas Continues to Fight Wildfires From the Ground and Air
Nov. 7, 2005 Governor Requests USDA Assistance for Nine Counties
June 30, 2005 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on BSE Announcement
Dec. 6, 2004 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on Settlement with Farmers Insurance
March 16, 2003 Governor Rick Perry's Radio Address - National Agriculture Week
Jan. 21, 2003 Text of Governor Rick Perry's Remarks at 2003 Inauguration Ceremony
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