Governor James 'Rick' Richard Perry's Public Statements

Biographical

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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8/05/14 Statement by Gov. Perry on Record High Texas High School Graduation Rates 6/14/13 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 17 6/14/13 Statement About HB 1926 6/14/13 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 504 6/14/13 Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 1234 6/10/13 Texas Bolsters Career and College Readiness 3/08/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on School Choice Legislation 2/26/13 Gov. Perry Keynotes Texas Business Leadership Council Education Summit 1/29/13 Tax Relief, Infrastructure and Education: Priorities to Keep Texas Strong 12/14/12 Statement by Gov. Perry Regarding Connecticut School Shooting 11/29/12 Gov. Perry Calls for Deferral of 15 Percent Rule 10/18/12 Gov. Perry Applauds District Judge's Ruling on Religious Freedom 10/17/12 Gov. Perry: We Owe It to All Texans to Protect Expressions of Faith 10/17/12 Gov. Perry: We Owe It to All Texans to Protect Expressions of Faith 7/19/11 Legislative Accomplishments Keep Texas on Path to Prosperity 6/03/11 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Judge Banning Prayer at Texas High School Graduation 6/03/11 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Judge Overturning Ban of Prayer at Texas High School Graduation 10/22/10 Gov. Perry Presents Prestigious Milken Educator Award to Bryan Principal 10/18/10 Gov. Perry Highlights Importance of Sound Fiscal Policies to Texas' Success 10/14/10 All Press Release Speech Editorial Appointment Proclamation Executive Order 82nd Session Multimedia Archive Gov. Perry Announces TEF Job Creation Deal and a TETF Investment 10/12/10 Gov. Perry: Texas' Strength Rooted in Sound Fiscal Policies, Accountable Education System and Secure Communities 10/08/10 Gov. Perry Speaks at Texas State NAACP Annual Convention 9/13/10 Gov. Perry and First Lady Anita Perry Honor 2010 Texas Women's Hall of Fame Inductees 9/09/10 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on the U.S. Department of Education's Rejection of Texas' Application for $830 Million in Federal Education Funding 8/31/10 Gov. Perry Announces School Savings Incentive 8/12/10 Gov. Perry Speaks at the 7th Annual West Texas Legislative Summit 8/05/10 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on U.S. Senate Passing Legislation That Negatively Targets Texas 7/13/10 Gov. Perry: Business Tax Credit Will Give Second Chance To Many Working Texans 2/11/10 Gov. Perry Speaks at North Houston Economic Outlook Annual Symposium 1/13/10 Houston Chronicle - Perry Decides to Forgo Federal School Money 1/13/10 San Francisco Chronicle - Perry Decides to Forgo Federal School Money 8/28/09 Gov. Perry Announces Reimbursements for Schools Rebuilding from Hurricane Ike 5/20/09 Gov. Perry Holds Conference Call With High School Newspaper Editors 9/05/07 Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Ceremonially Sign Bill Requiring Schools to Have Defibrillators on Campus 9/04/07 Gov. Perry Cuts Virtual Ribbon for Opening of the Newest T-STEM Academy: Manor New Tech High School 8/30/07 Gov. Perry Ceremonially Signs School Physical Fitness Bill 2/23/07 Gov. Rick Perry Signs SCR 20 5/25/06 Gov. Perry Praises School Finance Reform Victory 2/09/06 Statement on Efforts of The U.T. Regents to Improve Graduation Rates 7/20/05 Proclamation - Special Session 7/15/05 Big Tobacco Once Again Tries to Snuff Out Property Tax Cut 7/07/05 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on House Passage of HB3 6/29/05 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on House Committee Passage of HB 3 5/31/05 Governor Perry Highlights Successes of Legislative Session 5/28/05 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on Status of Negotiations on House Bills 2 and 3 3/08/05 Gov. Perry Tells Employers Their Input Is Important in School Reform Debate 9/15/04 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on Court Ruling on School Finance 5/27/04 Radio Address - End of Session 5/14/04 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on Status of Special Session 5/06/04 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on School Finance