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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
June 14, 2013 Gov. Perry Signs Drug Screening Legislation
April 1, 2013 Gov. Perry, Sen. Cornyn, Sen. Cruz: Texas Stands Firm Against Medicaid Expansion
July 9, 2012 Gov. Perry: Texas Will Not Expand Medicaid or Implement Health Benefit Exchange
April 16, 2012 Governor Perry Announces Texas Budget Compact
March 8, 2012 Perry Pledges State Will Take Care of Texas Women If Obama Administration Ends Women's Health Program Funding, as Threatened
Oct. 25, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry Unveils Plan to Cut Taxes and Spending, Balance the Budget and Grow the Economy
Aug. 19, 2011 Perry: Economic Freedom Comes From Work and Wages, Not Welfare
May 31, 2011 Gov. Perry: Texas is on the Path to Even Greater Prosperity
May 28, 2010 Gov. Perry, Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, Speaker Straus Direct Agencies to Identify 10 Percent Savings in Next Biennial Budget
Dec. 23, 2009 Gov. Perry: States Must Stand Up to Unprecedented Federal Intrusion Texas to review constitutionality of Nebraska compromise
July 24, 2009 Texas Making Right Decisions on Unemployment Insurance, Without Federal Strings
March 25, 2009 Gov. Perry: Texas Must Work to Decrease Employer Burden, Encourage Investment and Create Jobs
Sept. 16, 2008 Gov. Perry: Texas Takes Steps to Accelerate Relief Efforts
Sept. 15, 2008 Gov. Perry Visits Communities Impacted By Ike
Sept. 9, 2008 Laffer Report: Texas Economic Climate Superior to California
July 23, 2008 Gov. Perry Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration
March 10, 2008 Gov. Perry Orders Tax Cuts for Texas Businesses
April 20, 2007 Gov. Perry Visits Colonias in El Paso
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