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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
Issue Position: 10th Amendment
April 24, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Private Property Rights, Promoting a Favorable Business Climate, and Immigration
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 28, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry on Federal Court Ruling Directing EPA to Reconsider Disapproval of Texas Permitting Process
March 12, 2012 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Justice Department Rejecting Texas' Voter ID Law
Jan. 8, 2012 Perry Champions Conservative Tea Party Mantle to Overhaul Washington, Shrink Government and Spark Jobs as Only Non-D.C./Non-Wall Street Candidate
Dec. 9, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry on NLRB Announcement
July 28, 2011 Gov. Perry Urges Texans to Prepare for Tropical Storm Don
July 7, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on New EPA Emissions Regulations
June 17, 2011 Statements About SB 1285, SB 1286 and HB 3033
June 3, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Judge Banning Prayer at Texas High School Graduation
April 8, 2011 Gov. Perry: Innovators Need Freedom to Solve Our Energy Challenges
Feb. 25, 2011 Gov. Perry Announces Formation of Task Force on Unfunded Mandates to Identify Burdensome Mandates on Local Governments
Dec. 9, 2010 Health Reform Report - States Need Freedom to Solve Healthcare Challenges
Dec. 3, 2010 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Future of Medicaid in Texas
Dec. 3, 2010 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the ALEC 2010 States and Nation Policy Summit
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
Oct. 11, 2010 Gov. Perry: Sound Policies Keep Texas' Jobs and Economy on Top
Oct. 6, 2010 Gov. Perry Speaks at Clean Carbon Policy Summit
Aug. 31, 2010 Gov. Perry Announces School Savings Incentive
Aug. 23, 2010 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Bullets from Juarez Striking El Paso Building
Aug. 12, 2010 Gov. Perry Speaks at the 7th Annual West Texas Legislative Summit
Aug. 11, 2010 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Texas Challenge of Offshore Drilling Moratorium
Aug. 10, 2010 Gov. Perry: Border Sheriffs are Our First Line of Defense
July 30, 2010 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Proposals To Take Over Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
July 26, 2010 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Gen. Abbott Filing Suit Against EPA
July 17, 2010 Texas Governor Rick Perry On Arizona Immigration Lawsuit
July 14, 2010 Statement by Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Attorney General's Amicus Brief in U.S. v. State of Arizona Case
Jan. 13, 2010 Houston Chronicle - Perry Decides to Forgo Federal School Money
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
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Fundamental Spending Reform
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