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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
Aug. 1, 2007 Perry Submits Two Final Offers for FutureGen Project
July 11, 2007 Gov. Perry: Texas Is One Step Closer to Becoming Home Of National Biological and Agro-Defense Facility
July 9, 2007 Gov. Perry Rolls Out Texas' Bioenergy Strategy
June 26, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, The Honorable Collin Peterson, The Honorable Saxby Chambliss and The Honorable Bob Goodlatte
June 21, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Legislation Ordering State Divestment in Sudan
June 15, 2007 Governor Perry Signs $151 Billion Budget for FY 2008-09
June 14, 2007 Gov. Perry Joins HHS Secretary Leavitt to Sign Landmark Medicaid Reform
June 13, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Monumental Cancer Research Legislation
June 13, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Bill Ensuring Health Care Benefits for Adopted Children
June 12, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Higher Education Legislation
June 11, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Transportation Bill
June 11, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Religious Viewpoint Anti-Discrimination Act
June 8, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Texas Youth Commission Reform Legislation
June 8, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Legislation to Clean Texas Air
June 8, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Texas Youth Commission Reform Legislation
June 8, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs School Seatbelt Legislation
June 7, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs $22 Million Film Incentive Bill
June 6, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Homeland Security Legislation
May 31, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies and The Honorable .....
May 29, 2007 Perry Likens Legislative Session to The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
May 28, 2007 Statement from Gov. Rick Perry on the Need for Legislators to Finish Their Work
May 18, 2007 Gov. Perry Vetoes House Bill 1892
May 17, 2007 Gov. Perry Urges Texans to Prepare for 2007 Hurricane Season
May 17, 2007 Gov. Perry Praises the Creation of Texas Task Force Two
May 14, 2007 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Senate Passage of SB 792
May 11, 2007 Gov. Perry Addresses More Than 1,000 New Citizens in Austin's Largest Naturalization Ceremony in History
May 9, 2007 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry Regarding the Passage of HJR 90:
May 8, 2007 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks Announcement of Decision Regarding HB 1098
May 2, 2007 Gov. Perry Urges Legislators to Support Fiscal Responsibility
May 1, 2007 The Houston Chronicle - Perry: Banning Pistols Isn't the Answer
April 30, 2007 Statement from Gov. Rick Perry on the passage of HB 3678, the Religious Viewpoint Anti-Discrimination Act:
April 30, 2007 Gov. Perry and HHS Secretary Leavitt Discuss Issues Raised By Virginia Tech Tragedy
April 27, 2007 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry regarding HB 1892:
April 24, 2007 Gov. Perry Announces Border Security Surge Operations' Continued Success
April 20, 2007 Gov. Perry Visits Colonias in El Paso
April 19, 2007 Gov. Perry Encourages Texans to Honor a Day of Mourning
April 13, 2007 Gov. Perry Asks TSU Regents to Resign; Calls for Conservatorship
April 11, 2007 Gov. Perry Praises Progress of Statewide Radio Communications Capabilities
April 11, 2007 Gov. Perry Joins State Legislators and Families in Support of the Religious Viewpoint Anti-Discrimination Act
March 27, 2007 Gov. Perry Signs Law Allowing Texans to Protect Themselves
March 23, 2007 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks 41st Legislative Conference - Texan of the Year Presentation
March 14, 2007 Perry Proposes Single Commissioner Structure for Youth Commission
March 12, 2007 Gov. Perry Orders Special Election on Property Tax Relief for Elderly and Disabled
March 12, 2007 Perry to Visit Middle East to Dedicate Texas A&M Engineering Facility
March 5, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Dianne Feinstein and The Honorable John Cornyn
March 5, 2007 Perry Gives TYC Legislation Emergency Status
March 2, 2007 Perry Appoints TYC Special Master, Orders Rehabilitation Plan
Feb. 26, 2007 Statement by Gov. Perry on TXU Purchase
Feb. 25, 2007 FOX Fox News Sunday-Transcript
Feb. 23, 2007 Gov. Rick Perry Signs SCR 20
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