AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas.
The Republican leaves Tuesday for a three-day visit featuring meetings with business leaders and a reception sponsored by the public-private partnership funding his trip.
Last June, Perry made a similar visit to New York. That one was announced by radio ads in New York City and Albany, poking fun at what Perry said was the state's high taxes and stiff regulations.
Perry has led similar trips to many states with Democratic governors, including California, Illinois, Missouri and Connecticut.
The governor touts Texas' "business-friendly climate," but hasn't prompted any major employer to move.
Perry isn't seeking re-election this fall, but hasn't ruled out a second run for president.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.