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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4/25/13 Gov. Perry Honors Victims of West Explosion 4/19/13 Governor Perry Visits Community of West; Tours Disaster Zone and Meets with Local Officials 4/18/13 Gov. Perry Provides Update on State Response to Tragedy in West 4/17/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on Incident in West 4/17/13 Gov. Perry Announces Economic Development Trip to Chicago, Launches Radio Ad 4/17/13 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, Leader McConnell, and Leader Pelosi - Give Management Control to States for Red Snapper Fishery 4/16/13 Gov. Perry Proposes Tax Relief for Texas Businesses 4/15/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Boston Marathon Tragedy 4/12/13 Gov. Perry: Now is the Time to Invest in Texas' Future Infrastructure 4/10/13 Gov. Perry Honors Troops at Center for Terrorism Law 10th Anniversary 4/09/13 Gov. Perry: Texas Remains at Forefront of New Technology 4/08/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Passing of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher 4/05/13 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Guns and Immigration 4/02/13 Gov. Perry Announces Borusan Mannesmann Pipe to Create First U.S. Manufacturing Facility, 250 Jobs in Chambers County 4/02/13 Texas Leads Nation in Job Creation According to Brookings Institution 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 3/28/13 New Study Highlights Texas as Leader in Clinical Trials 3/26/13 Gov. Perry Announces Major Biopharmaceutical Partnership 3/26/13 Gov. Perry: The Soul of Our Nation and Her People are Worth Fighting For 3/26/13 Gov. Perry Announces Major Biopharmaceutical Partnership 3/21/13 Governor and First Lady Honor Women Serving in the 83rd Legislature 3/19/13 Gov. Perry: Texas' Economy Allows Employers to Compete on a Global Scale 3/14/13 FOX "Your World with Cavuto" Transcript - Immigration and Budget 3/13/13 Statement About HB 10 3/08/13 Gov. Perry Hosts Venture Capital, Higher Ed, Tech Leaders for Economic Roundtable 3/08/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on Bills to Fund Transportation Infrastructure Projects 3/08/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on School Choice Legislation 3/06/13 Column - Adding millions to Medicaid system isn't the solution 3/05/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on Bills to Protect Life 3/05/13 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript: Immigration and Spending 3/04/13 Letter to Director of ICE John T. Morton - Release of Detained Immigrants 3/04/13 Texas Wins Site Selection Magazine's 2012 Governor's Cup for Most New, Expanded Corporate Facilities 2/27/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Death of American Pianist Van Cliburn 2/26/13 Gov. Perry Announces 100 New Jobs, $1.2 Billion Capital Investment in Brazoria County at Ascend Performance Materials Facility 2/26/13 Gov. Perry Keynotes Texas Business Leadership Council Education Summit 2/25/13 Gov. Perry Activates State Resources as Winter Storm Threatens Texas Panhandle 2/21/13 National Instruments to Expand Research and Development in Austin, Creating 1,000 Jobs 2/15/13 Gov. Perry Announces Tenaris to Create 600 Jobs in Matagorda County 2/08/13 Texas Ranked Top Exporting State for 11th Consecutive Year 2/04/13 Gov. Perry Radio Ad Invites California Companies to Check Out Texas 2/01/13 Gov. Perry Addresses State Board of Education 2/01/13 Gov. Perry Addresses Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Mid-Winter Conference 2/01/13 Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investments in Texas Companies Creating Therapies for Diabetes and Heart Failure 1/31/13 Gov. Perry Outlines Legislative Priorities at Greater Houston Partnership 1/30/13 Gov. Perry: Technical Skills Expand Opportunities for Texas' Workforce 1/29/13 Tax Relief, Infrastructure and Education: Priorities to Keep Texas Strong 1/26/13 Gov. Perry: We Must Continue Working to Make Abortion a Thing of the Past 1/23/13 Governors, Premier Wall Urge President Obama to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline 1/21/13 Statement by Gov. Perry on 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Decision