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Subject files, 2002-2015

Subject files, 2002-2009, 2012-2015, 0.2 cubic ft. and 692.88 MB (369 files) (paper, digital)

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Scope and Content
Major responsibilities of the Press Office under Governor Rick Perry included providing public relations support for Governor Perry and First Lady Anita Perry by issuing press releases and media advisories on their activities and actions; writing speeches and public service annoucements for them; and creating visual and audio documentation of their public events. Subject files compiled by the Governor’s Press Office for use in preparing speeches, press releases, and other materials for Governor Rick Perry comprise paper and electronic records. Subjects include death penalty reprieves, commutations and pardons; natural disasters and disaster assistance; economic development and tourism, public education accountability and accomplishments; health care issues; and homeland security. Within each subject file records variously include talking points, fact sheets, press releases, correspondence, reports, photographs, and schedules for media events.

Formats of the original electronic files include word processing or plain text files (.doc, .docx, .txt), spreadsheets (.xls., xlsx), PDFs, PowerPoint and webpages. Digital files presented for public use will generally be PDF for text documents or spreadsheets. Files in their original format are available on request; restrictions may apply.

These records are arranged in alphabetical order based on subject, as organized by the originating agency. Within each folder, records are arranged chronologically.

Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), Subject files, Texas Governor Rick Perry Press Office records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Inventory of Subject files

2015/067-2798 Governor’s Higher Education Summit, program, May 21, 2008 [1 binder]
Texas Task Force on Appraisal Reform, August 2006 [1 binder]
E2015/117 Death penalty, 2008 [42.5 KB (2 files)]
Disaster assistance, August 8, 2006 [29.5 KB (1 file)]
Economic development and tourism:
2008 tourism campaign, [41.0 KB (1 file)]
Clusters, October 2004 [812 KB (7 files)]
New York, 2013 [14.0 KB (1 file)]
TexasOne, 2013 [422 KB (2 files)]
Writing projects, 2006 [24.5 KB (1 file)]
Educational excellence:
Cap and control, March-April 2004 [437 KB (10 files)]
CEM, April 2004 [502 KB (6 files)]
[School finance and property tax relief.]
Finance plan, March-April, 2004 [641 KB (12 files)]
Incentives, January-March 2004 [491 KB (12 files)]
Film commission, January 2004 [93.4 KB (4 files)]
Fox visit, November 2003 [1.26 MB (28 files)]
GDEM (Governor’s Division of Emergency Management), June 2007 [17.0 KB (1 file)]
Health issues:
Medicaid, March-April 2013 [59.9 KB (3 files)]
Women’s health program, February-March, October 2012 [1.07 MB (13 files)]
Homeland security:
Border security, 2006-2009 [27.9 MB (32 files)]
Driver license regulations, October 2008 [140 KB (1 file)]
National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, December 2008 [1.33 MB (2 files)] (RESTRICTED)
Pandemic flu, March 2007, April 2009 [96.5 KB (2 files)]
Real ID, enhanced DL (driver’s license), January-February 2008 [2.02 MB (7 files)]
UAC (unaccompanied alien children), May 2012 [218 KB (3 files)]
Hurricanes: (RESTRICTED)
Katrina, September 2005 [72.0 KB (2 files)]
Storm prep, July 2008 [298 KB (5 files)]
[Contains possibly excepted information: Section 552.117: home address, home phone number, social security number, and personal family information of a government employee.]
Inaugural, December 2002 [94.0 KB (3 files)]
Japan, 2005, 2008 [178 KB (6 files)]
(Governor’s) Mansion 11-11, 2012, 2015 [269 KB (10 files)]
Noteworthy entries, 2012-2014 [1.38 MB (36 files)]
Report to Legislature EOT (end of term), December 2014 [624 MB (90 files)]
Stem cells, 2012 [97.5 KB (3 files)]
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