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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
Issue Position: Health Care and Tort Reform
July 31, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Congress' Inability to Advance Border Security Legislation
July 10, 2014 Texas Clear Winner in Red State-Blue State Comparison
July 4, 2014 Statement by Governor Perry on Independence Day
June 30, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Hobby Lobby Ruling
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 20, 2014 Perry on May Jobs Numbers: "Texas Job Machine Firing On All Cylinders"
June 18, 2014 Texas Moving Forward on Assisting Veterans
June 6, 2014 Statement by Governor Perry on D-Day Anniversary
June 2, 2014 Statement by Governor Perry on New EPA Rules
May 26, 2014 Statement By Governor Perry On Memorial Day
April 28, 2014 We Built A Stronger Texas
March 28, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on February 2014 Texas Job Growth
March 28, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on HHS Secretary Sebelius Visit to Texas
March 27, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Federal Court Ruling to Uphold Texas Law Protecting Life and Women's Health
March 26, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on President Obama Extending Obamacare Enrollment Deadline
March 23, 2014 Gov. Perry Directs State Resources to Respond to Houston Ship Channel Oil Spill
March 18, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on National Guard Reductions
March 9, 2014 Texas is Home to A Vibrant Creative Culture
March 7, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Texas' Job Numbers
March 7, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Texas' Job Numbers
Feb. 26, 2014 Gov. Perry Statement on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
Feb. 14, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Occidental Petroleum Relocating Headquarters to Texas
Feb. 14, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry Regarding President Obama's Comments about Obamacare and Texas
Feb. 10, 2014 ICYMI: Gov. Perry Participates in Criminal Justice Panel at World Economic Forum
Jan. 31, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on State Department's Keystone Pipeline Study
Jan. 28, 2014 Gov. Perry Response to State of the Union
Dec. 24, 2013 A Christmas Message from Gov. Perry
Dec. 20, 2013 Gov. Perry: Texas Epicenter for Job Creation
Dec. 13, 2013 Gov. Perry Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for Central Texas Flood Damage
Dec. 12, 2013 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on 2014-2015 Certification Revenue Estimate
Dec. 5, 2013 Gov. Perry Statement on Nelson Mandela's Legacy
Nov. 28, 2013 A Thanksgiving Message by Gov. Rick Perry
Nov. 27, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Hanukkah
Nov. 18, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Supreme Court Declining to Block HB 2
Nov. 14, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Today's Obamacare Announcement
Nov. 11, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Veterans Day
Nov. 6, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on President's Visit to Texas
Nov. 5, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Prop. 6 Passage
Nov. 5, 2013 Bringing Texas Closer to the Rest of The World
Oct. 31, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Appeals Court Lifting HB 2 Injunction
Oct. 28, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Abortion Law Ruling
Sept. 30, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Possible Federal Government Shutdown
Sept. 11, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on 12th Anniversary of 9/11
Sept. 4, 2013 Gov. Perry Announces TEF Investment in USAA Creating 680 Jobs in Plano
Aug. 23, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Hasan Verdict
Aug. 22, 2013 Gov. Perry Releases Radio Ad in Missouri
Aug. 22, 2013 Gov. Perry Statement on Dept. of Justice Lawsuits
Aug. 19, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Obamacare Video Contest
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