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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
July 30, 2014 Gov. Perry Launches PSA to Assist Texas Veterans with VA Health Care
July 11, 2014 FOX News "Hannity" - Transcript: Veterans Affairs Scandal
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
May 26, 2014 Statement By Governor Perry On Memorial Day
March 29, 2014 Gov. Perry Honors Texas Veterans at Vietnam Veterans Monument Dedication
Feb. 3, 2014 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Mid-Winter Conference
Jan. 31, 2014 Gov. Perry Honors Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars
Nov. 11, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Veterans Day
Sept. 4, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment in USAA Creating 680 Jobs in Plano
July 12, 2013 Gov. Perry Speaks at American Legion Texas Annual State Convention
June 7, 2013 Gov. Perry Signs Legislation Opening Doors for Service Animals
May 27, 2013 Gov. Perry Signs Legislation for Veterans and Surviving Military Spouses
May 25, 2013 Honoring Texas Heroes
April 10, 2013 Gov. Perry Honors Troops at Center for Terrorism Law 10th Anniversary
Feb. 1, 2013 Gov. Perry Addresses Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Mid-Winter Conference
Oct. 11, 2012 Gov. Perry Encourages Texas Employers to Hire More Veterans
July 27, 2012 State Leadership Makes Funding Available to Address Backlog in Veterans' Claims
May 28, 2012 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at Williamson County Memorial Day Ceremony
May 25, 2012 Honoring Those Who Gave All
May 2, 2012 Governor Perry Gives Remarks at the Annual Texas Prayer Breakfast
Jan. 7, 2012 2012 ABC/Yahoo!/WMUR New Hampshire Republican Primary Debate
Dec. 8, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry Announces Veterans for Perry Coalition
Nov. 12, 2011 A Veterans Day Message from Rick Perry
Sept. 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Remarks at the Lone Survivor Dinner
Sept. 1, 2011 Gov. Perry Presents Texas Legislative Medal of Honor
Aug. 29, 2011 Gov. Perry Announces New Housing4TexasHeroes Program
Aug. 29, 2011 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars 112th National Convention
July 14, 2011 Gov. Perry: Veterans' Experiences, Skills are Valuable to Our Workforce
May 28, 2011 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at Joint Session of the Texas Legislature in Recognition of Memorial Day
Dec. 22, 2010 Gov. Perry: Keep Veterans, First Responders in Your Thoughts and Prayers this Holiday Season
Nov. 11, 2010 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks Commemorating Veteran's Day 2010
Aug. 21, 2010 Gov. Rick Perry Speaks at the 132nd National Guard Association of the United States General Convention
July 4, 2010 You are here: News >> Speeches Gov. Perry Speaks at the Round Top Independence Day Parade
June 3, 2010 Gov. Perry: Highly Trained Veterans are an Asset to Our State
May 18, 2010 Gov. Perry Presents Texas Legislative Medal of Honor
March 26, 2010 Gov. Perry Celebrates the Proud Service of the Texas Guard
March 25, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces $1.75 in Grants for Veterans' Mental Health Services: Addresses Wounded Warrior Riders
Jan. 29, 2010 Gov. Perry: Veterans Have Made Our Nation Great
Jan. 29, 2010 Gov. Perry Celebrates Texas Veterans
Nov. 23, 2009 Gov. Perry Reiterates Need to Reduce Federal Claims Backlog for Veterans
Nov. 12, 2009 Gov. Perry Announces Initiative To Reduce Federal Claims Backlog For Veterans In Waco And Houston
Nov. 11, 2009 Gov. Perry: America Is Blessed To Have Courageous Veterans
Nov. 9, 2009 Gov. Perry Announces Initiatives To Expand And Improve Mental Health Programs For Veterans
July 31, 2009 Gov. Perry Ceremonially Signs Senate Bills 297 and 93
June 26, 2009 Gov. Perry Speaks at American Legion Department of Texas' 91st Annual Convention
Nov. 10, 2008 Gov. Perry Announces Texas Veterans Leadership Program
Aug. 20, 2008 Gov. Perry: Veterans and Their Families Deserve In-State Tuition for Their Service to Our Country
July 2, 2008 Our Support Should Not End With Our Soldiers' Return
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