Description: 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. Staff files include supporting documentation for Press Office staff members including website files for the gov.texas.gov website, employee of the month features, intern documents, invite lists, and projects in development. These records date 1997-2015. Records are comprised of paper and electronic records including analytics for the governor's website along with public engagement and web traffic reports, interview request for Governor Perry, and contact information for news media and bloggers. One folder entitled "Vetoes" is empty.
Citation information: (Identify the item), Staff files, Texas Governor Rick Perry Press Office records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: These records are arranged in alphabetical order based on subject, as organized by the originating agency. Within each folder, records are arranged chronologically.
Access restrictions: Because of the possibility that portions of these records fall under Public Information Act exceptions including, but not limited to home addresses and phone numbers of government employees or officials (Texas Government Code, Section 552.117); an archivist must review these records before they can be accessed for research. The records may be requested for research under the provisions of the Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552). Refer to the overall restriction statement for instructions on requesting access through the Texas Attorney General.