Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry: We Must Reform, Streamline State Government

Tuesday, February 08, 2011  •  Austin, Texas

Gov. Rick Perry delivered his State of the State address today, proposing to consolidate or suspend non-critical state agencies in order to make state government more streamlined and efficient. The governor also outlined his priorities for the 82nd Legislative Session, including balancing the budget without raising taxes, preserving essential services, and strengthening Texas’ position as a national economic leader through sound policies.

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