Governor James 'Rick' Richard Perry's Public Statements

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Full Name: James 'Rick' Richard Perry
Current Office: Governor, 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
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Issue Position: Transportation 8/05/13 In Case You Missed It: Texas Business Leaders Urge Passage of Transportation Funding 8/05/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Passage of HB1 and SJR1 6/26/13 Gov. Perry Calls Special Session to Begin July 1 6/14/13 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 3085 6/10/13 Gov. Perry Adds Transportation to Special Session Call 3/19/13 Gov. Perry: Texas' Economy Allows Employers to Compete on a Global Scale 3/08/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on Bills to Fund Transportation Infrastructure Projects 10/24/12 Gov. Perry: Infrastructure a Major Reason Businesses Expand and Relocate to Texas 10/16/12 Gov. Perry Calls for an End to Budget Diversions from Transportation Projects 10/15/12 Gov. Perry Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for Bell Helicopter's New Global Headquarters 6/17/11 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 1035 6/17/11 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2327 6/17/11 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 408 6/17/11 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 242 6/17/11 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 1768 6/17/11 Statement About HB 1788 2/02/11 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Rolling Power Outages across the State 5/06/10 Gov. Perry: Incentives Lead to Better Technology and Smarter Approaches 11/10/09 Gov. Perry Announces ETF Investment In Actacell Inc. 10/31/09 Gov. Perry Urges Federal Government To Stop Illegal Alien Transport Through Texas 8/27/09 Statement by Gov. Perry on Toyota's Production Line Relocation to San Antonio: 7/09/09 Governor Bill Richardson & Senator Tom Udall Announce Plans to Study High-Speed Rail Linking New Mexico, Colorado & Texas 7/02/09 Statement by Gov. Perry on Special Session 6/25/09 Gov. Perry Announces Special Session for July 1 10/28/08 Gov. Perry Emphasizes Economic Importance of Infrastructure at Opening of Katy Freeway 10/14/08 Transportation Infrastructure Essential for Texas' Future Economic Success 10/14/08 Gov. Perry: A Strong Transportation Infrastructure Will Help Maintain A Strong Economy 5/19/08 Extensive Challenges Call For Visionary Solutions 1/15/08 Gov. Perry: Congress Should Reject a Proposed Tripling of the Federal Gas Tax 6/11/07 Gov. Perry Signs Transportation Bill 6/08/07 Gov. Perry Signs School Seatbelt Legislation 5/18/07 Gov. Perry Vetoes House Bill 1892 5/14/07 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Senate Passage of SB 792 4/27/07 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry regarding HB 1892: 8/29/06 Perry: SH 121 Bypass Is Landmark in Texas Transportation 6/26/06 Gov. Perry: First Ten Miles of Katy Freeway Expansion Project Now Complete 6/26/06 Gov. Perry Announces Plans to Widen U.S. 96, Eliminate Evacuation Bottleneck 6/08/06 Gov. Perry: Turnpike Will Open Nearly Year Early, $400 Million Under Budget 5/02/06 Gov. Perry Launches Largest Hurricane Exercise in State History 2/20/06 Task Force on Hurricane Evacuations Issues Report to Gov. Perry 12/08/05 Perry Announces Plan to Accelerate Interstate 69 11/23/05 Proclamation - Certifies Constitutional Amendment Election 9/25/05 Gov. Perry Tours Hurricane Impacted Areas 9/25/05 Returning Evacuees Can Call TxDOT Number for Road Conditions 9/24/05 Gov. Perry Calls on Evacuees to Follow Plan for Safe Return Home 9/21/05 CNN NewsNight - Transcript 8/02/05 Gov. Perry Praises Toyota Decision to Increase Capacity of Plant 6/14/05 Gov. Perry Signs Transportation Bill into Law 3/18/05 Gov. Perry Announces Rail Relocation Effort Across State