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Gov. Perry pushes “Budget Compact’ during Lindale visit

Gov. Perry pushes “Budget Compact’ during Lindale visit
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POSTED: Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 8:00pm

UPDATED: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 10:44am

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, appearing with State Rep. candidate Bryan Hughes in downtown Lindale Wednesday afternoon, touted his “Texas Budget Compact,’’ which according to the governor, will allow state lawmakers to operate within a budget “like everyone else has to across the state.’’

Joining the governor and Hughes were State Rep. Leo Berman, R-Tyler and Texas Supreme Court Justice candidate Don Willett who all spoke to an overflow crowd at the Miranda Lambert Store.

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Caterpillar received 10 million TEXAS TAX DOLLARS from the Enterprise Fund which provides incentives to companies bringing jobs to Texas. Seguin MayorBetty Ann Matthies singled out Perry and Dewhurst,who, with House Speaker Joe Straus, oversee enterprise fund awards. Peter Holt donated more than half a million $ to Perry between 2001 & 2010, according to the public justice report.He was appointed to the stateParks & Wildlife Commission. Chairman Holt, who heads the largest US.Caterpilar dealer

THE FIRST ARTICLE WRITTEN IN 2008 WHEN CATERPILLAR RECEIVED OUR TAX DOLLARS STATED THERE WOULD BE 1,400 JOBS. THE SECOND ARTICLE THAT WAS WRITTEN 2 YEARS LATER IN 2010 STATES THAT CATERPILLAR IS STARTING TO FILL 400 JOBS.
THAT IS $250,000.00 TAX DOLLARS PER JOB AND PERRY GOT HALF MILLION OR MORE BACK FOR HIS CAMPAIGN.

By Laylan Copelin, Lilly Rockwell AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, December 19, 2008
An Illinois-based, Fortune 50 company will move one of its main manufacturing facilities to Seguin, creating 1,400 jobs and securing a $10 million investment from the Texas Enterprise Fund.

Caterpillar supplier working to fill 400 jobs in Seguin
San Antonio Business Journal by Tamarind Phinisee
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 10:50am

Gov. Rick Perry, with prominent conservative activists and Republican legislators call for more budget cuts and a vow to oppose any tax increases when the Legislature meets early next year.

When did unelected activists start writing our state budget and making state policy and laws in this Republican controled Texas Government? 13 years ago When the republicans let the good ole boys take tax dollars out of our treasury and funnel it back to their campaigns back doors.

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