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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
National Organization for Marriage: Marriage Pledge
Issue Position: Health Care and Tort Reform
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Border Security
Issue Position: Property Rights
Issue Position: Criminal Justice
Issue Position: Property Rights
Issue Position: Pro-Life
Issue Position: Economic Development in Texas
Issue Position: 10th Amendment
Issue Position: Public and Higher Education
Issue Position: Environment and Natural Resources
Issue Position: Fiscal Conservative
Aug. 17, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Indictment
Aug. 13, 2014 FOX "Your World with Neil Cavuto" - Transcript: Border Crisis
Aug. 13, 2014 Gov. Perry Visits Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Training for Deployment in Support of Operation Strong Safety
Aug. 11, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on UT Regent Wallace Hall
Aug. 11, 2014 Associated Press - Cruz: 'We Need to Abolish the IRS'
Aug. 5, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Record High Texas High School Graduation Rates
Aug. 4, 2014 Gov. Perry Announces State Incentives Bringing SpaceX Commercial Launch Facility, 300 Jobs to the Brownsville Area
Aug. 3, 2014 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Israel and Childrens' Immigration Crisis
July 31, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Congress' Inability to Advance Border Security Legislation
July 30, 2014 Gov. Perry Launches PSA to Assist Texas Veterans with VA Health Care
July 29, 2014 ICYMI: TETF Awardee Visualase Acquired by Medtronic
July 28, 2014 Gov. Perry Appoints Brannan as Commissioner of Workers' Compensation
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 FOX News "Hannity" - Transcript: Veterans Affairs Scandal
July 11, 2014 Securing the Border Must be Top Priority
July 11, 2014 Isolationist Policies Make the Threat of Terrorism Even Greater
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 Gov. Perry Presses President Obama to Immediately Secure Southern Border
July 9, 2014 FOX News "Hannity" - Transcript: Border Crisis
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 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Border Crisis
July 3, 2014 Aided by $8.6 Million TEF Grant, Active Network Relocates Company Headquarters to Dallas
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 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Unaccompanied Children at the Border
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