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As Agriculture Commissioner, Perry was responsible for promoting the sale of Texas farm produce to other states and foreign nations, and for supervising the calibration of weights and measures, such as gasoline pumps and grocery store scales.
In 2005, after being questioned on the issue by a potential opponent in the Republican governor primary, Perry said that he expressed his support only in order to get Clinton to pay more attention to rural healthcare.
His family has been in Texas since before the Texas Revolution.With a tenure in office of 14 years, 30 days, Perry was, at the time he left office, the second longest-serving current U. On December 14, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate the longtime Texas Governor as his Secretary of Energy.On March 2, 2017, he was confirmed by the United States Senate in a 62–37 vote.Perry's duties included two-month overseas rotations at RAF Mildenhall in England and Rhein-Main Air Base in Germany. In 1984, Perry was elected to the Texas House of Representatives as a Democrat from district 64, which included his home county of Haskell.He served on the House Appropriations and Calendars committees during his three two-year terms in office.