Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry to Take Economic Development Trip to California

Business recruitment trip follows week-long radio ad
Thursday, February 07, 2013  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry will travel to San Francisco, the Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and Orange County, departing Sunday, February 10 and returning Wednesday, February 13, to meet with business leaders in the high tech, biotechnology, financial, insurance and film industries. The governor's trip will be paid for by TexasOne - no tax dollars will be used for his travel and accommodations.

This business recruitment trip follows a week-long radio ad buy in the Golden State promoting Texas' job creation climate. The 30-second spot has been running on six radio stations in the San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Inland Empire and San Diego media markets. To hear the ad, please visit http://www.texaswideopenforbusiness.com/ca.php.

The governor, along with Texas Economic Development Corp. Chair Bruce Bugg, several local economic development officials and business representatives, including Oncor, BNSF Railway, and the cities of Allen, Amarillo, Austin, Brownsville, Conroe, DeSoto, Frisco, Houston, Lubbock, Midland, McKinney, Pflugerville, San Antonio and Schertz, will also host a reception for some of the business leaders who have contacted the Governor's Office through TexasWideOpenForBusiness.com since the ad began running.

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