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Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Shelby Co. v. Holder

Tuesday, June 25, 2013  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement regarding the United States Supreme Court ruling in Shelby Co. v. Holder.

"Today's ruling by the United States Supreme Court is a clear victory for federalism and the states. Texas may now implement the will of the people without being subject to outdated and unnecessary oversight and the overreach of federal power."

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