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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
April 25, 2013 Gov. Perry Honors Victims of West Explosion
April 19, 2013 Governor Perry Visits Community of West; Tours Disaster Zone and Meets with Local Officials
April 18, 2013 Gov. Perry Provides Update on State Response to Tragedy in West
April 17, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Incident in West
April 17, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces Economic Development Trip to Chicago, Launches Radio Ad
April 17, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, Leader McConnell, and Leader Pelosi - Give Management Control to States for Red Snapper Fishery
April 16, 2013 Gov. Perry Proposes Tax Relief for Texas Businesses
April 15, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Boston Marathon Tragedy
April 12, 2013 Gov. Perry: Now is the Time to Invest in Texas' Future Infrastructure
April 10, 2013 Gov. Perry Honors Troops at Center for Terrorism Law 10th Anniversary
April 9, 2013 Gov. Perry: Texas Remains at Forefront of New Technology
April 8, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Passing of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
April 5, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Guns and Immigration
April 2, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces Borusan Mannesmann Pipe to Create First U.S. Manufacturing Facility, 250 Jobs in Chambers County
April 2, 2013 Texas Leads Nation in Job Creation According to Brookings Institution
April 1, 2013 Gov. Perry Takes Firm Stance Against Medicaid Expansion
April 1, 2013 Gov. Perry, Sen. Cornyn, Sen. Cruz: Texas Stands Firm Against Medicaid Expansion
March 28, 2013 New Study Highlights Texas as Leader in Clinical Trials
March 26, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces Major Biopharmaceutical Partnership
March 26, 2013 Gov. Perry: The Soul of Our Nation and Her People are Worth Fighting For
March 26, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces Major Biopharmaceutical Partnership
March 21, 2013 Governor and First Lady Honor Women Serving in the 83rd Legislature
March 19, 2013 Gov. Perry: Texas' Economy Allows Employers to Compete on a Global Scale
March 14, 2013 FOX "Your World with Cavuto" Transcript - Immigration and Budget
March 13, 2013 Statement About HB 10
March 8, 2013 Gov. Perry Hosts Venture Capital, Higher Ed, Tech Leaders for Economic Roundtable
March 8, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Bills to Fund Transportation Infrastructure Projects
March 8, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on School Choice Legislation
March 6, 2013 Column - Adding millions to Medicaid system isn't the solution
March 5, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Bills to Protect Life
March 5, 2013 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript: Immigration and Spending
March 4, 2013 Letter to Director of ICE John T. Morton - Release of Detained Immigrants
March 4, 2013 Texas Wins Site Selection Magazine's 2012 Governor's Cup for Most New, Expanded Corporate Facilities
Feb. 27, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Death of American Pianist Van Cliburn
Feb. 26, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces 100 New Jobs, $1.2 Billion Capital Investment in Brazoria County at Ascend Performance Materials Facility
Feb. 26, 2013 Gov. Perry Keynotes Texas Business Leadership Council Education Summit
Feb. 25, 2013 Gov. Perry Activates State Resources as Winter Storm Threatens Texas Panhandle
Feb. 21, 2013 National Instruments to Expand Research and Development in Austin, Creating 1,000 Jobs
Feb. 15, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces Tenaris to Create 600 Jobs in Matagorda County
Feb. 8, 2013 Texas Ranked Top Exporting State for 11th Consecutive Year
Feb. 4, 2013 Gov. Perry Radio Ad Invites California Companies to Check Out Texas
Feb. 1, 2013 Gov. Perry Addresses State Board of Education
Feb. 1, 2013 Gov. Perry Addresses Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Mid-Winter Conference
Feb. 1, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investments in Texas Companies Creating Therapies for Diabetes and Heart Failure
Jan. 31, 2013 Gov. Perry Outlines Legislative Priorities at Greater Houston Partnership
Jan. 30, 2013 Gov. Perry: Technical Skills Expand Opportunities for Texas' Workforce
Jan. 29, 2013 Tax Relief, Infrastructure and Education: Priorities to Keep Texas Strong
Jan. 26, 2013 Gov. Perry: We Must Continue Working to Make Abortion a Thing of the Past
Jan. 23, 2013 Governors, Premier Wall Urge President Obama to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 21, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Decision
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