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He's certainly is and it's all part of this -- ad campaign he has going.
Where he is telling business leaders in Illinois to leave the state before it's too late.
-- -- it comparing the business climate.
He says it's not unlike a burning building that's on the verge of collapse.
Now all of this is part of an 80000 dollar ad campaign that Rick Perry has going on in Illinois.
It it's it's encouraging.
Businesses to move from Illinois to Texas and he's telling his State's low taxes predictable regulations.
And the growing economy they have there here's a clip from his radio commercial that's been playing here in Chicago the last week.
This is Texas governor Rick here and I have a word of advice for employers frustrated by Illinois shortsighted approach to business.
Need to get out while there still time ex -- lead straight to Texas.
So this campaign it coincides with Perry's visit today to the beat Ohio international convention in Chicago.
It's audio biotechnology industry where a lot of the top people -- field are.
But -- he's he's meeting with them to encourage.
Then to it to.
Come to Texas he wants to be able to help those strong things that they have -- in the state.
Now political leaders though in Illinois they certainly aren't excited about the Texas governor coming to try to steal these businesses.
So here's what -- Illinois governor Pat Quinn had to say about Perry's trip.
He's a big talker.
It -- I think people saw that in any presidential campaign we don't need any advice from Governor Perry.
His state frankly his water challenged.
In any company that -- going to Texas better check out their water.
Very -- -- by saying this isn't about him.
But it's about encouraging competition between the states for jobs and economic growth here but he said.
Our job creation.
-- been substantial.
Mean the idea.
That that someone.
-- -- state that.
It still does not have as many jobs is they had ten years ago would even criticize -- low paying jobs will be on me.
Not just a couple months ago -- -- governor made a similar pushing California -- ad campaigns and visits to.
Talk to -- business owners and leaders about expanding or relocating their businesses to the lone star state.
But not everyone is sold on Perry's plan of economic growth and development through its competition amongst the states.
Here's what Greg -- -- a researcher with the nonpartisan group jobs good jobs first set.
We think trees -- dropped from other states -- fool's -- you're distorting the market sure you're getting way too much money to a handful of companies.
And here you know huge pay attention to your strengths and weaknesses.
Now Governor -- we spoke to him yesterday evening we -- -- how successful have these ad campaigns been in California and Illinois.
He's at right now it's still a little bit too early to tell that -- -- in Texas certainly over the last ten years the state the growth with jobs and business is doing very well aren't.
-- they have it -- gas industry and that Illinois for one has a lot of problems we can start with major pension problem right.
Corruption in government runs rampant.
And you know a couple years ago Illinois did a lot of things to keep some of their big business there after groups like the CME group.
Which runs that the mercantile exchange there in the -- about.
And even Sears Holdings they gave them -- Tax incentives to stay so it's Perry knows where the problems are in California as -- -- know in Ireland weren't gonna go next.
-- we asked him that and he said you know time and help.
I hate at it there I -- say that reality and now OK but yeah.
Well we'll see they -- must -- great not good to see you have a great day certainly used.
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