November 28, 2011 - Dr. Ronald DePinho, President of MD Anderson Cancer Center
May 30, 2011 - Dr. Howard Marcus
September 1, 2009 - Dr. Leonel Vela - Regional Dean, UT Health Science Center
August 27, 2009 - Dean Patricia Starck, DSN, RN, FAAN - University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston
June 3, 2009 - Dr. Jan-Ake Gustafsson, World-Renowned Medical Researcher
Governor Perry has led the effort to invest millions of dollars in biotechnology and the health care of tomorrow, leveraging the Emerging Technology Fund to help get new technology, treatments and cures to market more quickly. The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, funded by Texas voters in 2007, will distribute $3 billion in funding to fight cancer over the next 10 years. Through common sense laws and the spirit of innovation, Texas is well-positioned for the future of health care.
» The governor ceremonially signed Senate Bill 98, which establishes a health science center and medical school in South Texas.
News & Announcements
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 Press Release
New Measure Will Hold Insurers Accountable Without Increasing Potential for Lawsuits
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today signed strong prompt pay legislation that will help doctors hold insurers to payment deadlines without increasing the potential for lawsuits.
Wednesday, June 04, 2003 Speech
Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks at Post-Session News Conference
Tuesday, June 03, 2003 Speech
Gov. Perry's Post-Session Wrap
Saturday, May 24, 2003 Press Release
Governor Perry Commends Lieutenant Governor, Speaker on Budget
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today commended House Speaker Tom Craddick and Lieutenant Gov. David Dewhurst on their work in negotiating a final agreement on the state budget.
Tuesday, May 20, 2003 Press Release
Gov. Perry Urges Support for Texas Driver Responsibility Program
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today urged support for legislation that would raise $1 billion for the state’s trauma care centers over the next five years by increasing fines on habitually bad drivers.