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Rick Perry's Public Statements

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
Susan B. Anthony List: 2012 Pro-life Presidential Leadership Pledge
Issue Position: Health Care and Tort Reform
National Organization for Marriage: Marriage Pledge
Issue Position: Property Rights
Issue Position: Public and Higher Education
Issue Position: Economic Development in Texas
Issue Position: Border Security
Issue Position: Pro-Life
Issue Position: Criminal Justice
Issue Position: Fiscal Conservative
Issue Position: 10th Amendment
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Environment and Natural Resources
Issue Position: Property Rights
July 24, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investments Bringing New Charles Schwab Facility to El Paso and Deepening Company's Roots in Austin
July 23, 2014 FOX News "Hannity" - Transcript: Immigration
July 21, 2014 Gov. Perry Deploys Texas National Guard Troops to Border
July 18, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment for Omnitracs Headquarters Relocation
July 13, 2014 FOX News "FOX News Sunday" - Transcript: Border Crisis
July 11, 2014 Isolationist Policies Make the Threat of Terrorism Even Greater
July 11, 2014 FOX News "Hannity" - Transcript: Veterans Affairs Scandal
July 11, 2014 Securing the Border Must be Top Priority
July 11, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry in Support of Israel
July 10, 2014 Texas Clear Winner in Red State-Blue State Comparison
July 9, 2014 FOX News "Hannity" - Transcript: Border Crisis
July 9, 2014 Gov. Perry Presses President Obama to Immediately Secure Southern Border
July 8, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment to Help Schneider Electric Expand and Add Jobs in El Paso
July 4, 2014 Statement by Governor Perry on Independence Day
July 3, 2014 Barletta & Gov. Perry Agree: Gov't Not "Forthright" About Children at Border Crisis
July 3, 2014 Aided by $8.6 Million TEF Grant, Active Network Relocates Company Headquarters to Dallas
July 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Border Crisis
June 30, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Hobby Lobby Ruling
June 27, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment Expanding Maverick Arms Manufacturing in Eagle Pass
June 27, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment Expanding Maverick Arms Manufacturing in Eagle Pass
June 26, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on U.S. House Homeland Security Committee Hearing Scheduled for July 3 in McAllen
June 25, 2014 Op-Ed: The Human Cost of Failed Border Policies
June 23, 2014 Gov. Perry Tours Facility Housing Detainees, Reaffirms Commitment to Securing Border
June 20, 2014 Perry on May Jobs Numbers: "Texas Job Machine Firing On All Cylinders"
June 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Unaccompanied Children at the Border
June 19, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: Taliban Deal
June 19, 2014 In Case You Missed It: ZS Pharma Launches Successful IPO
June 18, 2014 Texas Moving Forward on Assisting Veterans
June 18, 2014 Gov. Perry, Lt. Gov. Dewhurst and Speaker Straus Direct DPS to Immediately Begin Law Enforcement Surge Operations Along Texas-Mexico Border
June 17, 2014 FOX "Sean Hannity" - Transcript: "Southern Border Surge a 'National Disaster'
June 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pursue Reasonable Energy Policy
June 12, 2014 Gov. Perry Helps Break Ground on Mental Health Facility at Ft. Hood
June 9, 2014 OC Register - Rick Perry: Texas a Haven for Those Seeking Freedom
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
June 6, 2014 Statement by Governor Perry on D-Day Anniversary
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