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Texas Gov. Perry Begins 5-Day Job-Poaching Visit To New York, Connecticut

TV, Radio Ads Bashing Local Restrictions Preceded Perry’s Visit


Gov. Rick Perry in ‘Texas Is Calling’ ad. (credit: YouTube)

Gov. Rick Perry in ‘Texas Is Calling’ ad. (credit: YouTube)

(CBSNewYork/AP),  06/16/13

NEW YORK – Texas Gov. Rick Perry has kicked off his northeast tour where he’ll make stops in New York and Conn. in an effort to entice businesses to move to the Lone Star State.Ahead of his arrival in New York on Sunday, the Republican former presidential candidate launched a TV and radio ad campaign trumpeting his state’s record on small businesses

In $600,000 worth of radio spots that begin airing Wednesday in New York City and Albany, he scoffs at the state’s “‘new’ New York” promotional campaign.

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