Governor Rick Perry

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Rick Perry
Governor of Texas

3/14/2011
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Life Page 2-4
Priorities Page 5-7
Governor Organizations Page 8-11`
Roles of a Governor Page 12
Future Page 13
Work Cite Page 14 Life
As a fifth generation Texan, Governor Rick Perry has taken an extraordinary Texas journey, from a tenant farm in the rolling West Texas plains to the governor’s office of our nation’s second largest state.Texas’ 47th governor, and the first Texas A&M graduate to occupy the Governor’s Mansion, Rick Perry has led a life of public service, starting in the United States Air Force and continuing over two decades in elected office.Governor Perry’s administration has focused on creating a Texas of unlimited
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The younger of Ray and Amelia Perry 's two children, Governor Perry is an Eagle Scout and lifetime member of American Legion Post #75. Governor Rick Perry married his childhood sweet heart they first met Anita Thigpen at a piano recital during their elementary school years. They married in 1982 and are the proud parents of two grown children - Griffin and Sydney. Priorities
Since taking office in 2000, Gov. Perry has followed a deliberate course of action to transform the state of Texas. Focusing on areas that are most essential to an improved quality of life, Gov. Perry has pursued improvements in safety, education, economic development, infrastructure & resource management, and personal well-being. Broken down into these five simple building blocks, this results-focused strategy has led to a state that is safer, stronger and more prosperous than ever before.
Strengthening Our Economy
A strong, independent and thriving Texas economy is a top priority of Gov. Perry’s. His efforts to provide a reasonable legal climate, a sensible regulatory environment and inducements for job growth and business development have made for a more prosperous state. This focus on tax and regulatory reform, increasing trade, forming industry clusters, and investing for growth has strengthened our state’s economy to weather the forces of our nation’s recent economic struggles.
Industry Cluster Efforts
Governor Rick Perry believes job creation and economic development is the only
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