Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry Designates Eminent Domain, Sanctuary Cities as Emergency Items

Tuesday, January 11, 2011  •  Austin, Texas

Gov. Rick Perry today, in separate addresses to the Texas Senate and House of Representatives, announced emergency items for the 82nd Legislative session, which include protecting private property rights, addressing eminent domain issues, and abolishing sanctuary cities in Texas. The governor also reiterated his commitment to balancing the state budget without raising taxes by prioritizing and cutting government spending.

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