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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
Sept. 27, 2006 Perry Announces 2 Nanotechnology Initiatives
Sept. 27, 2006 Press Release - Perry Outlines Budget Reforms
Sept. 21, 2006 Perry Urges Texans to Vote Their Pride in Texas Anti-Litter Campaign
Sept. 14, 2006 Statement of Governor Rick Perry
Sept. 13, 2006 Perry: Deal Is Reached in Principle on Eagle Mountain Lake
Sept. 11, 2006 Perry Pays Tribute to Victims, Heroes of Terrorist Attack
Sept. 5, 2006 Perry: Environmental Efforts to Focus on Trinity River Basin
Aug. 29, 2006 Perry: SH 121 Bypass Is Landmark in Texas Transportation
Aug. 25, 2006 Text of Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks at Closing Ceremony Of the 24th Border Governors Conference
Aug. 22, 2006 Perry: Border Law Enforcement Actions Cut Crime Significantly
Aug. 21, 2006 Perry Creates Texas Task Force on Appraisal Reform
Aug. 18, 2006 Perry: FEMA Agrees to Reimburse Texas at Same Rate as Louisiana for Hurricanes
Aug. 16, 2006 Gov. Perry Announces $1.6 Million in Grants To Juvenile Offender Accountability Programs
Aug. 16, 2006 Perry: Homeland Security Grants to Focus on Technology Needs
Aug. 10, 2006 Statement on Foiled Terrorist Plot
Aug. 10, 2006 Perry Directs PUC to Restore Program for Low-Income Texans
Aug. 3, 2006 Gov. Perry Hosts Small Business Summit
July 27, 2006 Perry Provides Additional $3.8 Million for Border Security Operation
July 26, 2006 Rio Grande Valley Leaders Endorse Gov. Rick Perry for Reelection
July 25, 2006 Gov. Perry: Texas One Step Closer to Becoming Home of FutureGen
July 25, 2006 State-Led Security Operation Reduced Border Crime by at Least 65%
July 25, 2006 Gov. Perry: Faith-based Organizations Deserve Level Playing Field
July 4, 2006 Happy Birthday America
June 30, 2006 Perry: Texas National Guard on Schedule in Operation Jump Start
June 30, 2006 Perry Announces $255 Million to Help Rita Victims, Texas Families Own Homes
June 29, 2006 Remarks by Governor Rick Perry Delivered at the Veterans of Foreign Wars State Convention
June 29, 2006 Gov. Perry: $2.5 Million TEF Grant Helped Lure Aircraft Maker Expansion
June 29, 2006 Gov. Perry Announces Opening of Expanded Corpus Christi Port Rail Facility
June 28, 2006 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on the Supreme Court Decision
June 27, 2006 KVUE News - Some Border Countries See Dramatic Drop in Crime
June 27, 2006 Perry: Border Security Operation Reduced Crime, Shut Down Smugglers
June 26, 2006 Gov. Perry Announces Plans to Widen U.S. 96, Eliminate Evacuation Bottleneck
June 26, 2006 Gov. Perry: First Ten Miles of Katy Freeway Expansion Project Now Complete
June 22, 2006 Gov. Perry Requests USDA Drought Assistance for 24 Counties
June 22, 2006 Gov. Perry Releases $19.5 Million for Hurricane Recovery Public Safety Efforts
June 21, 2006 Gov. Perry Urges Congress to Grant the President Line Item Veto Authority
June 20, 2006 Gov. Perry Travels to Flooded Houston Area, Meets with Local Officials
June 20, 2006 Gov. Perry Breaks Ground for Texas Institute for Genomic Medicine
June 8, 2006 Gov. Perry: Turnpike Will Open Nearly Year Early, $400 Million Under Budget
June 6, 2006 Perry Authorizes More Border Security Funding, Virtual Border Watch Program
June 2, 2006 Perry Signs MOU to Authorize National Guard Troops on Border
June 2, 2006 Governor Perry's Speech to the 2006 Republican Party of Texas Convention
June 1, 2006 Perry Authorizes More Border Security Funding, Virtual Border Watch Program
May 31, 2006 Gov. Perry Signs Largest Tax Cut in Texas History into Law
May 31, 2006 Statement of Gov. Rick Perry on Homeland Security Grant to Texas
May 25, 2006 Gov. Perry Praises School Finance Reform Victory
May 24, 2006 Perry at Texas Hurricane Conference: We are Better Prepared Today
May 23, 2006 Gov. Perry Signs Taxpayer Protection Bill
May 19, 2006 Gov. Perry Signs Bill Banning Protests at Military Funerals
May 18, 2006 Gov. Perry Signs Landmark Business Tax Reform
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