April 18, 2011 - Illinois State Senator Roger Keats - On moving to Texas from Illinois
January 15, 2010 - Bill Bennett - Host, Morning in America
January 14, 2010 - Michael Quinn Sullivan - President, Texas for Fiscal Responsibility
June 4, 2010 - Richard Morales - Veteran, Student at St. Philip's College
July 29, 2009 - Georgeanne Warnock, Administrator R. L. Turner High School
From the small towns of West Texas to the streets of the Lone Star State’s largest cities, it’s been said that the best part of living in Texas is having a Texan for a neighbor. Keeping the state out of the way and letting those neighbors work together to solve local challenges is the most reliable way to ensure Texas remains the best place in the nation to live, work and raise a family.
» Gov. Perry proposed amendments that would require a two-thirds vote of the Legislature to increase taxes, and require the Legislature to limit growth in the state budget to no more than growth in population and inflation combined.
» Gov. Perry advocated an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, requiring Congress to balance the federal budget.
» Gov. Perry announced nearly $800,00 in grants to combat human trafficking.
» Gov. Rick Perry announced initiatives to increase the monitoring and punishment of the most dangerous sex offenders, building on the success of recent initiatives like the Texas Ten Most Wanted Sex Offender list.
» Gov. Perry has also recommended creating a tax incentive for employers who grant their employees two hours a week of paid time off to return to school or study for their GED. Once the employee has received their diploma or GED, the employer is then eligible to receive $1,500 per student in credit toward sales tax liability.
» Gov. Perry signed House Bill (HB) 4765 to cut taxes for Texas small business owners
» Gov. Perry signed legislation protecting Texas property owners.
News & Announcements
Thursday, October 09, 2014 Fort Hood, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Visits Troops Deploying to West Africa in Fight against Ebola
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Galveston, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Tours Galveston National Laboratory
Monday, October 06, 2014 Austin, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Names Dr. Brett Giroir to Lead Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Dallas, Texas Press Release
Gov. Perry Meets with State and Local Health Officials Responding to Ebola Case
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Houston, Texas Speech
Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's Energy and Climate Policy Summit
Gov. Rick Perry today spoke at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's Energy and Climate Policy Summit, where he addressed American energy security, job creation, and the economic and national security opportunities available to the United States through domestic energy production. Full text of the governor's remarks are as follows.