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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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. 5, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Passage of HB1 and SJR1
Aug. 5, 2013 In Case You Missed It: Texas Business Leaders Urge Passage of Transportation Funding
June 26, 2013 Gov. Perry Calls Special Session to Begin July 1
June 14, 2013 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 3085
June 10, 2013 Gov. Perry Adds Transportation to Special Session Call
March 19, 2013 Gov. Perry: Texas' Economy Allows Employers to Compete on a Global Scale
March 8, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Bills to Fund Transportation Infrastructure Projects
Oct. 24, 2012 Gov. Perry: Infrastructure a Major Reason Businesses Expand and Relocate to Texas
Oct. 16, 2012 Gov. Perry Calls for an End to Budget Diversions from Transportation Projects
Oct. 15, 2012 Gov. Perry Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for Bell Helicopter's New Global Headquarters
Nov. 15, 2011 Gov. Perry Unveils "Uproot and Overhaul Washington" Plan
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 242
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 1035
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2327
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 408
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 1768
Feb. 2, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Rolling Power Outages across the State
May 6, 2010 Gov. Perry: Incentives Lead to Better Technology and Smarter Approaches
Nov. 10, 2009 Gov. Perry Announces ETF Investment In Actacell Inc.
Oct. 31, 2009 Gov. Perry Urges Federal Government To Stop Illegal Alien Transport Through Texas
Aug. 27, 2009 Statement by Gov. Perry on Toyota's Production Line Relocation to San Antonio:
July 9, 2009 Governor Bill Richardson & Senator Tom Udall Announce Plans to Study High-Speed Rail Linking New Mexico, Colorado & Texas
July 2, 2009 Statement by Gov. Perry on Special Session
June 25, 2009 Gov. Perry Announces Special Session for July 1
Oct. 28, 2008 Gov. Perry Emphasizes Economic Importance of Infrastructure at Opening of Katy Freeway
Oct. 14, 2008 Gov. Perry: A Strong Transportation Infrastructure Will Help Maintain A Strong Economy
Oct. 14, 2008 Transportation Infrastructure Essential for Texas' Future Economic Success
May 19, 2008 Extensive Challenges Call For Visionary Solutions
Jan. 15, 2008 Gov. Perry: Congress Should Reject a Proposed Tripling of the Federal Gas Tax
June 11, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Transportation Bill
June 8, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs School Seatbelt Legislation
May 18, 2007 Gov. Perry Vetoes House Bill 1892
May 14, 2007 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Senate Passage of SB 792
April 27, 2007 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry regarding HB 1892:
Aug. 29, 2006 Perry: SH 121 Bypass Is Landmark in Texas Transportation
June 26, 2006 Gov. Perry: First Ten Miles of Katy Freeway Expansion Project Now Complete
June 26, 2006 Gov. Perry Announces Plans to Widen U.S. 96, Eliminate Evacuation Bottleneck
June 8, 2006 Gov. Perry: Turnpike Will Open Nearly Year Early, $400 Million Under Budget
May 2, 2006 Gov. Perry Launches Largest Hurricane Exercise in State History
Feb. 20, 2006 Task Force on Hurricane Evacuations Issues Report to Gov. Perry
Dec. 8, 2005 Perry Announces Plan to Accelerate Interstate 69
Nov. 23, 2005 Proclamation - Certifies Constitutional Amendment Election
Sept. 25, 2005 Gov. Perry Tours Hurricane Impacted Areas
Sept. 25, 2005 Returning Evacuees Can Call TxDOT Number for Road Conditions
Sept. 24, 2005 Gov. Perry Calls on Evacuees to Follow Plan for Safe Return Home
Sept. 21, 2005 CNN NewsNight - Transcript
Aug. 2, 2005 Gov. Perry Praises Toyota Decision to Increase Capacity of Plant
June 14, 2005 Gov. Perry Signs Transportation Bill into Law
March 18, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces Rail Relocation Effort Across State
March 11, 2005 Gov. Perry Announces Development Agreement for Trans Texas Corridor
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