Governor James 'Rick' Richard Perry's Public Statements


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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3/07/14 Statement by Gov. Perry on Texas' Job Numbers 8/08/13 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Secretary Sebelius' Visit to Texas 6/14/13 Gov. Perry Signs Drug Screening Legislation 4/01/13 Gov. Perry Takes Firm Stance Against Medicaid Expansion 4/01/13 Gov. Perry, Sen. Cornyn, Sen. Cruz: Texas Stands Firm Against Medicaid Expansion 3/06/13 Column - Adding millions to Medicaid system isn't the solution 1/29/13 Tax Relief, Infrastructure and Education: Priorities to Keep Texas Strong 10/08/12 San Angelo Standard Times - Higher Ed Must Be Accessible for All Texans 7/09/12 Gov. Perry: Texas Will Not Expand Medicaid or Implement Health Benefit Exchange 4/24/12 An Opportunity to Strengthen the Texas Budget Process 4/16/12 Governor Perry Announces Texas Budget Compact 12/15/11 Fox News "Your World with Cavuto" - Transcript 11/30/11 Gov. Rick Perry's New Hampshire State House Speech 11/08/11 CNBC - Fixing Washington Requires a Sledgehammer 10/25/11 Gov. Rick Perry Unveils Plan to Cut Taxes and Spending, Balance the Budget and Grow the Economy 9/30/11 Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks to the Georgia Public Policy Foundation 8/31/11 Gov. Perry: New Laws Further Strengthen Texas' Robust Economy 8/19/11 Perry: Economic Freedom Comes From Work and Wages, Not Welfare 7/19/11 Legislative Accomplishments Keep Texas on Path to Prosperity 6/03/11 Gov. Perry Adds TWIA to Special Session Call 5/31/11 Gov. Perry: Texas is on the Path to Even Greater Prosperity 5/30/11 Gov. Perry Announces Special Session for May 31 3/09/11 Gov. Perry: 10th Amendment a Vital Issue for All Texans and Americans 12/03/10 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Future of Medicaid in Texas 5/28/10 Gov. Perry, Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, Speaker Straus Direct Agencies to Identify 10 Percent Savings in Next Biennial Budget 12/23/09 Gov. Perry: States Must Stand Up to Unprecedented Federal Intrusion Texas to review constitutionality of Nebraska compromise 12/18/09 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry Regarding State's Unemployment Rate Decreasing 12/18/09 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry Regarding State's Unemployment Rate Decreasing 7/24/09 Texas Making Right Decisions on Unemployment Insurance, Without Federal Strings 3/25/09 Gov. Perry: Texas Must Work to Decrease Employer Burden, Encourage Investment and Create Jobs 3/13/09 Expanded Unemployment Program Would Hurt Texas Employers and Their Employees 3/12/09 Gov. Perry Sides with Texas Employers in Responding to Federal Stimulus Guidelines 1/22/09 Gov. Perry Addresses the Texas Hospital Association 9/16/08 Gov. Perry: Texas Takes Steps to Accelerate Relief Efforts 9/15/08 Gov. Perry Visits Communities Impacted By Ike 9/09/08 Laffer Report: Texas Economic Climate Superior to California 7/23/08 Gov. Perry Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration 3/10/08 Gov. Perry Orders Tax Cuts for Texas Businesses 4/20/07 Gov. Perry Visits Colonias in El Paso 4/19/06 Major Healthcare Groups Announce Support for Perry-Sharp Plan 3/07/06 Gov. Perry to U.S. Senate: Provide Texas with Promised Hurricane Aid 7/19/05 Proclamation - ADA Awareness Day 7/28/03 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on Special Session 2/28/11 The Los Angeles Times - Obama Offers Governors Some Flexibility on Healthcare Law 1/01/11 Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility 1/01/11 Issue Position: Healthcare