AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today, joined by state legislators and Texas families, stood in support of House Bill 3678, the Religious Viewpoint Anti-Discrimination Act. The bill, authored by Rep. Charlie Howard, does not expand religious expression in schools, but reiterates a student’s existing right to expression. The bill offers clarity for teachers and administrators who may be confused about what religious rhetoric is permitted.
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today signed into law Senate Bill 378, extending Texans’ rights to use deadly force for means of self-defense, without retreat, in their home, vehicle or workplace. The law takes effect Sept. 1, 2007.
NEW BRAUNFELS – Gov. Rick Perry today was honored as Texan of the Year by the 41st Legislative Conference. Serving more than 22 years in Texas state government, Gov. Perry continues to champion a variety of issues important to the state, including health care, education and transportation.
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the first allocation of funds under the Texas Military Value Revolving Loan Fund of more than $49 million in low-interest loans to the City of Corpus Christi and the Port of San Antonio for critical road improvements and infrastructure projects.