or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Statement of Gov. Rick Perry Regarding Comptroller's Budget Remarks

Location: Unknown

"The Texas Legislature worked hard to develop a budget that received overwhelming bipartisan support and addressed the critical needs of our state without new taxes. Many of the fees the Comptroller now finds objectionable were from recommendations she made and legislation she supported during the regular session.

"Mrs. Strayhorn didn't raise any of these concerns during the session and did not offer any real alternatives for funding trauma centers, cleaner air, greater public safety and better roads.  However, the Legislature did agree that stiffer penalties for drunk drivers, traffic violators and polluters were far superior to Mrs. Strayhorn's last minute calls for $2 billion in higher taxes and more gambling to fund bigger government."

Back to top