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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Aug. 18, 2006 Perry: FEMA Agrees to Reimburse Texas at Same Rate as Louisiana for Hurricanes
Aug. 10, 2006 Statement on Foiled Terrorist Plot
June 29, 2006 Remarks by Governor Rick Perry Delivered at the Veterans of Foreign Wars State Convention
May 24, 2006 Perry at Texas Hurricane Conference: We are Better Prepared Today
April 3, 2006 Gov. Perry: State and Local Officials Best in Responding to Disaster
March 21, 2006 Gov. Perry Issues Executive Order on Hurricane Evacuation Procedures
March 17, 2006 Proclamation - State of Disaster
March 7, 2006 Gov. Perry to U.S. Senate: Provide Texas with Promised Hurricane Aid
Jan. 18, 2006 Proclamation - Disaster Due to Severe Drought Conditions
Dec. 30, 2005 Gov. Rick Perry Places Friendly Rose Bowl Wager with Gov. Schwarzenegger
Dec. 8, 2005 Texas Plan for Transitioning Katrina Evacuees Approved
Dec. 2, 2005 Governor Orders Response to Texas Wildfires
Dec. 1, 2005 Proclamation - Renews the Disaster Proclamation for Hurricane Rita
Nov. 15, 2005 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on FEMA Decision To Cut Housing Funding to Katrina Victims
Nov. 2, 2005 Gov. Perry Releases Updated Homeland Security Strategic Plan
Nov. 1, 2005 Gov. Perry Sends Letter to Sec. Chertoff; Outlines FEMA Shortcomings
Oct. 28, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces Plan to Distribute Disaster Relief Funds to Texans
Oct. 3, 2005 Proclamation - Extension to Disaster Relief
Oct. 3, 2005 Proclamation - Extends the Suspension of the Collection of State and Local Hotel and Motel Taxes
Sept. 28, 2005 Perry Issues Emergency Proclamation to Speed Restoration of Electricity
Sept. 26, 2005 Gov. Perry Asks Federal Government for Full Reimbursement of Rita Costs
Sept. 25, 2005 FNC FOX News Sunday - Transcript
Sept. 25, 2005 Returning Evacuees Can Call TxDOT Number for Road Conditions
Sept. 24, 2005 Gov. Perry: Medical Personnel Needed in Evacuated Areas
Sept. 24, 2005 Gov. Perry Issues Request to Get Service Stations Refueled
Sept. 24, 2005 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Briefing on Hurricane Rita
Sept. 22, 2005 CNN Paula Zahn Now - Transcript
Sept. 22, 2005 MSNBC Hardball - Transcript
Sept. 20, 2005 Proclamation - Disaster
Sept. 20, 2005 Radio Address - Hurricane Trina
Sept. 19, 2005 Gov. Perry Recalls Texas Forces from Louisiana; Begins Preparations for Rita
Sept. 4, 2005 Texas Starts Airlift of Evacuees from Houston, Dallas, San Antonio to Other States
Sept. 3, 2005 Summary of Key State of Texas Actions in Response to Hurricane Katrina
Sept. 1, 2005 Gov. Perry Asks for Federal Emergency Assistance; Issues Disaster Declaration for Texas
Aug. 31, 2005 Texas to House Louisiana Refugees in Astrodome
July 7, 2005 Gov. Perry Responds to London Bombings
Sept. 2, 2004 MSNBC News Transcript: Hardball
Dec. 14, 2003 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on Capture of Saddam Hussein
Feb. 7, 2003 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry Regarding Higher Threat Level
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: National Security
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