Gov. Rick Perry and First Lady Anita Perry today honored the 2008 inductees to the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame for their accomplishments in the fields of education, health/health research, arts, historic preservation and leadership.
As the stock market shed 3.6 percent of its value Monday, Gov. Rick Perry talked up the Texas economy before sitting down with some agency chiefs for a "frank discussion" about the implications of the national economic turmoil for the state.
Governor Rick Perry and Governor Sarah Palin in San Antonio this week. Governor Perry is holding his framed lifetime membership to the National Rifle Association. Governor Palin is also a lifetime member of the NRA.
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today met with leaders of key state agencies for an assessment of the impact of the current national economic situation on their agencies and the people they serve.
“During my time as governor, I have encouraged leaders in the public and private sectors to work to diversify our state’s economy so that we will not be held captive by the cyclical changes of any particular industry or market segment,” Gov. Perry said. “Although our economy remains one of the strongest in the nation, it is still interlaced with economies of other states that are suffering, and we must continue to monitor the current financial situation closely.”
Governor Rick Perry will deliver the keynote address and first lady Anita Perry will be honored as Woman of the Year during the Les Femmes du Monde's annual awards dinner Tuesday evening at the Northwood Club.