In vetoing House Bill 535, a measure dealing with how state agencies select and buy goods, Gov. Rick Perry said, “Current law already requires state agencies to give preference to goods produced and grown in Texas.”
Perry said in a news release, “HB 535 requires state agencies, when purchasing goods, to give preference to goods ‘manufactured’ in Texas. … This bill simply does not change current law.”
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Statement: Says Texas law requires state agencies to give preference to goods produced and grown in Texas.