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Texas Society of Professional Engineers Endorse Governor Perry

Governor Perry acquired another endorsement today from the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE).

The organization has long served the interests of the individual engineer in Texas. The entire effort of TSPE is devoted to the professional, ethical, economic, social and political aspects for all engineering disciplines in Texas.

“TSPE is proud to announce its support of Governor Perry in his re-election campaign,” said TSPE President J. Kent O'Brien, P.E. “We look forward to his continued leadership on important issues such as economic development, infrastructure, and education so that Texas may continue to be the state we are proud to call home for generations to come.”

While in office, Gov. Perry has understood the importance of engineers to the infrastructure of Texas. In reference to the newest endorsement Gov. Perry said, "I am honored to have TSPE's endorsement and look forward to continuing my support of the great things they do for our state."

Find the full Press Release regarding the endorsement here.

For more information about the Texas Society of Professional Engineers visit their website here.

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Hutchison Should Come Clean on Personal Finances

August 20, 2009
Following reports of a government watchdog group questioning the ethics of Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texans for Rick Perry spokesman Mark Miner released the following statement: “It’s time for the Hutchisons to come clean to the people of Texas. Questions remain regarding the connections between Sen. Hutchison’s actions in the Senate and the profits of her husband’s law firm. Texans deserve to know how much their combined personal wealth has grown as a result of her using her position as a U.S. Senator to send taxpayer funds to projects her husband’s law firm is involved with. We continue to wait for the release of all income tax returns from both Ray and Kay Bailey Hutchison filed during her 16 years as a U.S. Senator.” Did Kay Bailey Hutchison cross an ethical line by supporting a rail line that is a payday for her husband? Texas Watchdog By Matt Pulle August 20, 2009 In 2007, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison boasted how she helped secure $700 million in federal funding to expand a mass transit line in Dallas. But here’s what she forgot to tell you: The law firm of her husband, Ray Hutchison, worked on the bond financing for the same project, earning hundreds of thousands of dollars in hourly fees...

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Texas Society of Professional Engineers Endorse Gov. Perry for Re-election

August 20, 2009
“TSPE is proud to announce its support of Governor Perry in his re-election campaign,” said TSPE President J. Kent O'Brien, P.E. “We look forward to his continued leadership on important issues such as economic development, infrastructure, and education so that Texas may continue to be the state we are proud to call home for generations to come.”

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Sen. Hutchison’s Position on UI Wrong for Texas

August 19, 2009
"Sen. Hutchison clearly does not understand unemployment insurance. As world-renowned economist and President Reagan economic advisor Arthur Laffer explains, “Accepting more federal money now will permanently increase costs on employers of Texas later once the one-time federal funds run out.”

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Texas Chemical Council Endorses Governor Perry

Today, the Texas Chemical Council (TCC) officially announced their endorsement of Governor Rick Perry for re-election.

“I am thankful to have the support of the Chemical Council, whose member companies represent an integral part of our state’s economy and are providing jobs for hardworking Texans,” said Gov. Perry. “I am proud of our state’s chemical industry and look forward to helping maintain its strength in the years to come.”

A longtime champion of causes important to the Texas chemical industry, Gov. Perry stood up to federally proposed cap-and-trade legislation and regulation of CO2 by the Environmental Protection Agency.

"Governor Rick Perry is a proven leader who has solidified Texas' reputation as the best state in the nation to do business through policies that attract capital investment and generate high-paying, high-quality jobs that sustain our state’s economy,” said TCC President and CEO Hector L. Rivero. “As a major economic engine since the 1940s, the chemical industry is among the first high-tech industries in Texas and continues to be an innovator through advanced research and development."

Find the full Press Release regarding the endorsement here.

For more information about the Texas Chemical Council visit their website here.

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