From the Capitol

Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Creation of UT Institution and Medical School in South Texas

May 22, 2013

"The creation of this new university in South Texas is a historic moment for the future students who will fill the classrooms, proudly call this university their alma mater, and create a brighter future for themselves and their families. And through the creation of the new medical school, we continue our uncompromising commitment to improving access to care and keeping our growing population healthy."

Read More…

Texas Task Force 1 Deploying to Oklahoma

May 20, 2013

Search & rescue teams to arrive early Tuesday morning

Read More…

Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Oklahoma Tornado Damage

May 20, 2013

The images emerging from Oklahoma today are a terrifying reminder of how quickly the force of Mother Nature can devastate entire communities. Our hearts are heavy for all Americans who have been affected by the recent outbreak of storms across our country. State emergency assets in Texas will remain on alert and stand ready to help our neighbors any way we can.

Read More…

Gov. Rick Perry Applauds Efforts to Improve Affordability at Texas Tech University System and University of Houston System

May 17, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry today applauded both the Texas Tech University System and University of Houston System for approving a four-year fixed tuition rate for incoming freshmen:

Read More…

Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on North Texas Tornado Damage

May 16, 2013

I'm deeply saddened by the deaths caused by yesterday's horrific storms. The State Operations Center has been monitoring this situation since yesterday afternoon and continues to assist locals with any unmet needs they may have.

Read More…

Op Ed: Are Perry and UT regents really undermining UT Austin?

May 13, 2013

Houston Chronicle

Red McCombs

I am a UT Austin alumnus and there are few things in life I am more passionate about than my alma mater. Believe me, if I thought there was a systematic effort to hurt the university in any way, I would be a most vocal defender.

Read More…

Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on the Kermit Gosnell Verdict

May 13, 2013

“This trial and verdict shed light on a detestable and gruesome industry that takes the lives of hundreds of thousands of babies every year in communities across our nation. Those of us who believe in the sanctity of life will continue to fight for the day when abortion is nothing more than a sad footnote in American history.”

Read More…

Rick Perry Welcomes Obama’s Texas Visit: ‘He’s Come to the Right Place’

May 6, 2013

National Review

Eliana Johnson

A spokeswoman for Texas governor Rick Perry, who has bitterly opposed much of the president’s domestic agenda, tells National Review that the governor welcomes the president’s visit. “If President Obama is serious about getting our nation’s economy working again, then he’s come to the right place,” says Perry spokeswoman Lucy Nashed. “Texas’ success didn’t happen by accident – it’s a result of policies put in place under Governor Perry’s leadership with a laser focus on making Texas a beacon of economic freedom.”

Read More…

Texas Tops Site Selection's Most Competitive States of 2012

May 6, 2013

Texas has taken the top spot in another of Site Selection Magazine’s annual rankings – this time in the magazine’s ranking of the most competitive states in 2012. Earlier this year, Texas was awarded Site Selection’s 2012 Governor’s Cup for the most new and expanded corporate facilities announced over the year.

Read More…

Gov. Perry Highlights Wisdom, Importance of 2nd Amendment

May 3, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry today reaffirmed Texas’ commitment to promoting freedom, personal responsibility and the Constitution, including the rights of law-abiding gun owners. The governor spoke at the National Rifle Association (NRA) Leadership Forum at the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting

Read More…

Syndicate content

Raconteur Media Company in Austin, TX designed, develops and maintains RickPerry.org for Texans for Rick Perry.