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The Economic Legacy of Governor Rick Perry

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Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Makes Initial Recommendations

 

10/17/2014 - TEXAS STATE CAPITOL - Gov. Rick Perry today announced the first recommendations issued by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. Gov. Perry created the task force, headed by Dr. Brett P. Giroir, earlier this month to assess the state's readiness and ability to respond to Ebola and other infectious diseases. 

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Republican Jewish Coalition praises Gov. Perry

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Gov. Perry: Ebola case taken 'extremely seriously' in Texas

Oct. 01, 2014 - 6:45 - Dallas patient diagnosed with first U.S. case

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Perry: Americans Should Be ‘Substantially Concerned’ That Terrorists Could Cross Southern Border

Tonight on “Hannity,” Gov. Rick Perry warned that the southern border shouldn’t just concern Texans – it should matter to all Americans.

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What choice does the right have in 2016?

12/11/14
The Washington Post
Jennifer Rubin
The most conservative candidates are, with the exception of 1964, invariably the bridesmaid and never the bride in the GOP presidential primary. (In 1980, there were candidates such as Rep. Phil Crane of Illinois to Ronald Reagan’s right.) Part of the explanation is that the most conservative voters divide their support among candidates, leaving a path for a more moderate figure to coast to victory.

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If the marquee names don’t run

12/11/14
The Washington Post
Jennifer Rubin
In the speculation about the GOP donor class’s intentions, most commentators have assumed that either (or both) former Florida governor Jeb Bush or New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will run for president in 2016. But what if neither does, or one or both runs and then falters? This is entirely plausible.

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Rick Perry video aims to attract presidential donors, supporters

12/11/14
Dallas Morning News
Christy Hoppe
Gov. Rick Perry’s political team has put together a three-minute video being showcased at a series of Governor Mansion receptions for GOP money-bundlers and key operatives.

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‘Rick Perry in 2016’ building momentum

12/10/14
Austin American-Statesman
Chuck Lindell
The carefully orchestrated rollout of the new and improved Rick Perry — more pensive, less mistake-prone and ready for redemption with another presidential run — is kicking into a higher gear.

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ADP estimate: Texas regains lead in number of new jobs generated in November

12/10/14
Dallas Morning News
Sheryl Jean
Texas regained its lead in the number of new jobs generated by a state in November — even though the number was less than the previous month, according to estimates released today by payroll processor ADP.

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Australia Hostage Crisis

12/15/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement regarding the hostage crisis in Australia:

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Gov. Perry: Congress Must Act Immediately on Border Security

12/03/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today highlighted the ongoing need for the state’s border security operations, and called on Congress to quickly pass a bill to provide the resources necessary to secure our southern border. In the absence of adequate federal resources, the governor reiterated Texas’ commitment to using all available tools to enforce the law, and announced an executive order directing state agencies to use E-Verify to check the employment eligibility of current and prospective employees.

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Executive Action by President Obama

11/20/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement of executive action on illegal immigration:

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Net Neutrality

11/12/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement following President Obama’s recent decision to push for the reclassification of the Internet as a utility:

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Veterans Day

11/11/14
“Throughout its history, our nation has been blessed with generations of brave men and women willing to stand on the line between us and our enemies and declare ‘Not on my watch.’

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