From a press release this morning…
Texas Gov. Rick Perry today received the endorsements of Louisiana’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain and U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) in Perry’s campaign for president of the United States. Gov. Perry visited New Orleans Wednesday and spoke to a large crowd of supporters.
”I believe that Rick Perry will lead this country back to economic prosperity and sustainable growth,” said Commissioner Strain. “Gov. Perry has proven his effectiveness as a job creator. Since June of 2009, Texas has created roughly 40 percent of the net new jobs in America while President Obama’s policies have led to continued unemployment and economic despair.”
“Rick Perry’s proven record of job creation and balancing budgets are exactly the kind of strong leadership our country needs right now. He understands Louisiana’s energy-based economy and will fight to get our families working, our economy strong and our nation secure,” said Congressman Steve Scalise.
“I am grateful for the support of Commissioner Strain and Congressman Scalise, who understand the importance of job creation and sensible economic policies to get America working again,” said Gov. Perry. “I look forward to working with both of them as I take my campaign to the people of Louisiana and continue to share my plans for getting this country back on track as president of this great country.”