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Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Motorola Mobility’s Major Jobs Announcement in North Texas

Wednesday, May 29, 2013  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on Motorola Mobility's announcement that it will create 2,000 jobs at its new Texas manufacturing facility, which according to the company will produce the first smartphone that is designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S.:

"Motorola Mobility's decision to manufacture its new smartphone and create thousands of new jobs in Texas is great news for our growing state. Our strong, healthy economy, built on a foundation of low taxes, smart regulation, fair legal system and a skilled workforce is attracting companies from across the country and around the world that want to be a part of the rising Texas success story."

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