Reagan Endorses Gov. Perry for Re-Election

January 5, 2010

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today received the endorsement of Michael Reagan for re-election in 2010.

"Gov. Perry's proven commitment to conservative values and fiscal responsibility has made him a national leader in the effort to limit government intrusion and keep our nation on the path of prosperity,” said Reagan. “His work has made Texas a model for good governance that the rest of our country would do well to emulate. I am proud to endorse him in his re-election and look forward to working alongside him to continue promoting the conservative values that create opportunity and maintain our nation's strength."

Michael Reagan hosts a conservative talk radio program, the "Michael Reagan Show," which has more than 5 million listeners and is syndicated to more than 200 radio stations in the U.S. through Radio America. He is the son of former president Ronald Reagan and founder of the Reagan Legacy Foundation, a non-profit, charitable organization that seeks to advance the causes championed by President Reagan and to memorialize the accomplishments of his presidency.

“I’m pleased to have the support of such a respected and effective conservative leader as Michael Reagan,” said Gov. Perry. “He is a powerful voice in the effort to espouse the fiscal and conservative values that have made our nation strong and prosperous, and I am eager to continue working alongside him to uphold these values in Texas and beyond.”

Reagan joins the following individuals and organizations in their endorsement of Gov. Perry:

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin
Texas Municipal Police Association
Texas Chemical Council
Texas Society of Professional Engineers
Republican National Committeewoman Cathie Adams
Texas Right to Life
Houston Realty Business Coalition
Texas Apartment Association
Texas Republican County Chairman Association President Linda Rogers
Heidi Group Founder Carol Everett
Texas Alliance for Life
Texas Department of Public Safety Officers Association PAC
Texas Home School Coalition PAC
Texans for Life Coalition President Kyleen Wright
Conservative Republicans of Texas President Dr. Steve Hotze
Free Market Foundation President Kelly Shackelford
Texas Chiropractic Association
Americans for Prosperity* State Director Peggy Venable
Texas State Association of Fire Fighters
Texas Association of Realtors
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Texas Civil Justice League PAC
Texas Oil and Gas Association President Rob Looney
Concerned Women for America State Director Ann Hettinger
Texas Optometric Association PAC
Texas Pest Control Association
Energy Entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens
Texas Recreational Vehicle Association
Texas Poultry Federation
Justice at the Gate Founder Alice Patterson
Former Republican Party of Texas Chair Tina Benkiser
Texas Cattle Feeders Beef-PAC
Eagle Forum Founder Phyllis Schlafly
Texas Pharmacy Business Council
Justice Foundation President Allan Parker, Jr.
Texas Podiatric Medical Association
Texas Association for Interior Design
Former Texas Republican Party Chair Susan Weddington
Former U.S. Secretary of Education Bill Bennett
Family Research Council Action PAC Chairman Tony Perkins
WallBuilders President and Founder David Barton
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour
Texas Association of Builders HOMEPAC
Manufacturers PAC of Texas
Texas Medical Association TEXPAC
Former Republican Party of Texas Chair George Strake
Texas Society of Anesthesiologists PAC
Texas Restaurant Association PAC
Vision America Founder Dr. Rick Scarborough
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas PAC
Recreational Fishing Alliance
Texas Recreational Fishing Alliance
Texas Nursery and Landscape Association PAC
Career Colleges and Schools of Texas
Two-Thirds of the State Republican Executive Committee
Republican National Committeeman Bill Crocker
Former Republican Party of Texas Chair Tom Pauken
Texas Motor Transportation Association TRUCKPAC
Empower Texans PAC
Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society PAC
Texas Nurses Association
Coalition for Nurses in Advance Practice
Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Texas Nurse Practitioners
Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas
Medical Defense PAC
Outdoor Advertising Association of Texas
Texas Chapter of American College of Cardiology HeartPAC
Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas PAC
Associated General Contractors of America Texas Building Branch PAC
Texas Construction Association PAC
Texas Retailers Association PAC
C Club of Houston
Texas Building Owners and Managers Association
Texas Burglar and Fire Alarm Association
Southwest Movers Association
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants PAC

*Organization listed for identification purposes only, Americans for Prosperity itself does not endorse candidates.

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