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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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 6, 2014 Statement by Governor Perry on D-Day Anniversary
June 6, 2014 Governor Rick Scott and Governor Rick Perry Announce Friendly Wager for the NBA Finals
June 6, 2014 Gov. Perry Kicks off Austin X Games, Presents First Medals
May 6, 2014 Gov. Perry Celebrates Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees
March 29, 2014 Gov. Perry Honors Texas Veterans at Vietnam Veterans Monument Dedication
March 9, 2014 Texas is Home to A Vibrant Creative Culture
Dec. 5, 2013 Gov. Perry Statement on Nelson Mandela's Legacy
Nov. 28, 2013 A Thanksgiving Message by Gov. Rick Perry
July 17, 2013 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at Texas Association of Business Central Texas Chamber of Commerce
Feb. 27, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Death of American Pianist Van Cliburn
Nov. 1, 2012 Gov. Perry: U.S. Grand Prix is an Opportunity to Showcase Texas to the World
Sept. 11, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry on 11th Anniversary of September 11th Terrorist Attacks
Sept. 11, 2012 Gov. Perry Recognizes 11th Anniversary of September 11th Terrorist Attacks
May 28, 2012 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at Williamson County Memorial Day Ceremony
May 25, 2012 Honoring Those Who Gave All
May 15, 2012 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Power on for Texas Film, Interactive and Tourism Conference
Dec. 7, 2011 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Texas
Nov. 30, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry's New Hampshire State House Speech
Sept. 1, 2011 Gov. Perry Presents Texas Legislative Medal of Honor
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 3125
June 17, 2011 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 408
June 8, 2011 Gov. Perry Signs Legislation Benefitting Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
May 28, 2011 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at Joint Session of the Texas Legislature in Recognition of Memorial Day
May 4, 2011 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Texas Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run Send Off
Dec. 15, 2010 Gov. Perry's Speaks at the Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation's Press Conference
Dec. 2, 2010 Gov. Perry Presents Honorary Texas Ranger Designations to Chuck Norris and Aaron Norris
June 15, 2010 Gov. Perry Kicks Off Salute to Texas Week, Hosts Business Forum for Potential Investors
March 31, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces Game On! Texas Symposium
Feb. 5, 2010 Gov. Perry Credits Texas Film Incentive Program with Creating Hundreds of Jobs for Texans
Dec. 7, 2009 Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks at the National Museum of the Pacific War Opening
Aug. 18, 2009 Gov. Perry Ceremonially Signs SB 482 Creating Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
June 6, 2009 Gov. Perry Addresses Hometown Heroes in Denison, TX
May 29, 2009 Gov. Perry Signs HB 4114 Placing Tejano Monument on Historic Capitol South Grounds
May 25, 2009 Memorial Day Statement by Gov. Rick Perry
April 29, 2009 Gov. Perry Congratulates Torch Run Participants
April 23, 2009 Gov. Perry Signs HB 873 to Provide Incentives for Entertainment Industries
April 23, 2009 Gov. Perry Signs Texas Moving Image Incentive Bill
Dec. 8, 2008 Gov. Perry Announces Texas Round-Up 2009 Fit Texan Competition
Aug. 21, 2008 Gov. Perry Breaks Ground on Restoration of Historic Settles Hotel
Dec. 12, 2007 Gov. Perry Encourages Investment in Texas Tourism and Business at Economic Development and Tourism Summit
Aug. 15, 2007 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks WWII Memorial Dedication Ceremony
June 7, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs $22 Million Film Incentive Bill
Sept. 11, 2006 Perry Pays Tribute to Victims, Heroes of Terrorist Attack
Jan. 5, 2006 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on the University of Texas' National Championship Victory
June 17, 2005 Gov. Perry Signs Legislation Honoring President Ronald Reagan
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