- Thursday, December 19, 2013 Austin, Texas Press ReleaseGov. Perry Grants Clemency to 12
Gov. Rick Perry is granting clemency to 12 individuals after each case was favorably recommended for clemency by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
- Friday, December 13, 2013 Austin, Texas Press ReleaseGov. Perry Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for Central Texas Flood Damage
Gov. Rick Perry is requesting a presidential disaster declaration for three Texas counties due to extensive flood damage in Central Texas following the storms that occurred from October 30th to November 1st. The declaration would provide federal assistance to support recovery efforts.
- Friday, December 13, 2013 Austin, Texas ProclamationGov. Perry Issues State Disaster Proclamation for Extensive Central Texas Flood Damage
Gov. Rick Perry issued a state disaster proclamation for Bell, Caldwell, Freestone, Guadalupe, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties.
- Thursday, December 12, 2013 Austin, Texas Press ReleaseStatement by Gov. Rick Perry on 2014-2015 Certification Revenue Estimate
Texas government budgets like Texas families, limiting spending and saving hard-earned dollars. As a result, Comptroller Susan Combs estimates our current 2014-2015 budget will end with a positive balance of nearly $2.6 billion. What’s most remarkable is we’ve done this while passing $1.4 billion in tax cuts, and we’ve made historic investments in water and, if voters approve, roads. It’s a shame Washington still hasn’t learned, you can’t tax and spend your way to prosperity.
- Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Austin, Texas Press ReleaseIn Case You Missed It: Milken Institute Names Texas Cities Best Performing in 2013
The Milken Institute has named Austin the best performing city in its annual ranking of metropolitan areas, and recognized Dallas and Houston in the top 10. Seven of the report’s top 25 best-performing cities in 2013 are in Texas.
- Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Austin, Texas Press ReleaseGov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in Innovative Spinal Disorder Treatment
Gov. Rick Perry has announced the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is investing $1.75 million in Minimus Spine Inc. to support its non-surgical lumbar disc herniation technology. The company is working with Texas A&M University to develop and commercialize this technology.
- Thursday, December 05, 2013 Austin, Texas Press ReleaseGov. Perry Statement on Nelson Mandela’s Legacy
Through his valiant struggle against the injustices of apartheid, Nelson Mandela became a symbol of what one person can do to change the world. His life and legacy will remain an inspiration to people everywhere who believe in the power of freedom to create stronger nations, and forge a better world for future generations. Today, the prayers of Texans are with Mandela’s family, his friends, and the people of South Africa.