WASHINGTON, DC, March 7, 2014 – Texas Governor Rick Perry opened the second day of the American Conservative Union (ACU) CPAC 2014 gathering. This year marks the groups 50th annual gathering of conservative leaders and activists.
Governor Rick Perry, who ran for president in the 2012 election, has been a defender of conservative values calling for ‘principled solutions to tough challenges”.
He has championed for better schools, more jobs, safer communities and a brighter future for all of Texas.
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Saying that, “Conservative governors trust the people more than the machinery of government.” Governor Perry said that, “The contrast with blue states is crystal clear.”
“We have created almost 30% of the nations jobs, while keeping taxes among the nation’s lowest.” Perry said about Texas, “We have demonstrated that no state can tax and spend its way to prosperity.”
Concluding with a standing ovation, Perry declared, “You have the power to change America!”
CPAC is taking place March 6-8, 2014 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, offering three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional American values.
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