Office of the Governor Rick Perry


  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Still at Heart of Space Race
    In July of 1969, America's dreams of space travel reached a worldwide crescendo. As mankind landed on the moon for the first time in history, the first thing the astronauts did was to serve notice to the nervous technicians gathered at the operation's nerve center in the Lone Star State.
  • Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Texas Moving Forward on Assisting Veterans
    The people who answer the call of our nation's military are a rare breed...people driven by devotion to their community and love of their country. They don't swear the oath for personal enrichment or individual glory. They're not looking for special treatment.
  • Wednesday, June 04, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Texas Features a High Quantity of High Quality Jobs
    Nearly a third of all the jobs created in America over the last 10 years have been created in Texas. That’s a tough fact to deal with for those who argue against the fiscally conservative policies that have powered our growth over that span. Since they can’t argue with the quantity of jobs created, they try to take shots at the quality of the jobs created.
  • Thursday, May 29, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Tort Reform Means More Doctors for Texans
    Texas faced a major turning point in 2003, one that could have seriously jeopardized the economic successes our state has enjoyed over the past decade. The skyrocketing cost of malpractice insurance - driven ever higher by the mounting costs of litigation and staggering awards in non-economic damages sought by unscrupulous lawyers - was driving many doctors out of business, or causing them to flee to less litigious places.
  • Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Jobs, Environment Not Mutually Exclusive
    At a time when America should be pursuing an all-of-the-above strategy to create jobs and achieve energy security, President Obama has made clear that ideology and politics are all that stand between tens of thousands of Americans and the jobs they need.
  • Monday, May 12, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    $10K Degrees Put A Great Education Within Reach For More Texans
    Texas is home to many of the most accomplished institutions of higher education in the world, with eminent researchers creating life-changing breakthroughs in our laboratories, and innovators who set the pace in fields such as biotech, communications and energy.
  • Wednesday, May 07, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Education Key To Continued Texas Prosperity
    Texas has created a business climate unrivaled in the nation. We have low taxes, fair courts, reasonable and predictable regulations and a commitment to practicing the kind of fiscal conservatism that leaves money on the table at the end of the biennium.
  • Monday, April 28, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    We Built A Stronger Texas
    When it comes to building a thriving economy that benefits citizens across the board, Texas has taken an approach that is as simple as it is revolutionary: put people – employers and employees alike – in the best possible position to succeed, and then get out of the way.
  • Friday, February 28, 2014 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Texans Shine in Sochi Olympics
    Texas sent four of its sons to Sochi for the XXII Olympic Winter Games, with one bringing silver back to the Lone Star State. Speed skater Jordan Malone of Denton took silver as part of the U.S.'s 5000-meter short track relay team. While the team came up just short to host team Russia, their silver helped the U.S. avoid being shut out for a speed skating medal for the first time since 1998. Malone had also won bronze in the same event in Vancouver in 2010. A teammate of Malone's, Jonathan Garcia of Katy, reached Sochi by posting a career-best time in the 1000-meter relay.
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Another Win for Texas
    In year one, they wondered if Texas would be able to put together a quality race experience for seasoned Formula 1 fans from around the world. Texas responded with an event the "Sports Business Awards" called the "Sports Event of the Year."
  • Friday, October 04, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Texas Well-Positioned to Continue Powering America
    When talking about what fuels Texas’ economy, many people are surprised to find that oil and gas are only one part of our diverse and dynamic energy industry.
  • Tuesday, June 04, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Sports Event of the Year
    It’s widely understood that Texas is the best place to visit, live, and do business, and each and every award we receive is testament to that. People here can see that we do things right, and national and international recognition affirms we aren’t just biased.
  • Thursday, May 30, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Noteworthy
    Greatest Generation Visits Capitol
    May 8 was a special day for everyone in the Capitol, as Texas veterans of World War II were recognized by the Texas Senate and House, followed by a commemorative reception in the governor’s office. The day marked the 68th anniversary of VE Day, the day the war ended in Europe.
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