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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Federal, State and Local Relations

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
Aug. 22, 2013 Gov. Perry Statement on Dept. of Justice Lawsuits
March 5, 2013 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript: Immigration and Spending
Aug. 13, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry on Court Ruling Regarding Texas' Flexible Permitting Program
June 28, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry on Congressional Vote to Hold AG Holder in Contempt
June 15, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry on Obama Administration's Immigration Announcement
May 11, 2012 USAF Decision Puts Gulf Coast Lives in Danger
March 12, 2012 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Justice Department Rejecting Texas' Voter ID Law
July 28, 2011 Gov. Perry Urges Texans to Prepare for Tropical Storm Don
June 17, 2011 Statements About SB 1285, SB 1286 and HB 3033
Feb. 25, 2011 Gov. Perry Announces Formation of Task Force on Unfunded Mandates to Identify Burdensome Mandates on Local Governments
Dec. 3, 2010 Gov. Perry: Essential Constitutional Values Will Keep our Nation on Track
Oct. 12, 2010 Gov. Perry Appeals Denial of Presidential Disaster Declaration for 13 Texas Counties
July 14, 2010 Statement by Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Attorney General's Amicus Brief in U.S. v. State of Arizona Case
April 14, 2009 Fox News Channel "On the Record" - Transcript
April 9, 2009 Gov. Perry Speaks in Support of States' Rights
April 9, 2009 Gov. Perry Backs Resolution Affirming Texas' Sovereignty Under 10th Amendment
April 3, 2006 Gov. Perry: State and Local Officials Best in Responding to Disaster
Jan. 26, 2006 Statement on Comptroller's Announcement of Audit
Issue Position: 10th Amendment
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