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Oct052011

Rick Perry’s Exercise Mandate for Texas

What Does Rick Perry’s Exercise Mandate Say About His Presidential Agenda on Health and Wellness?

According to the Huffington Post, Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate, Rick Perry, signed a bill requiring all Texas students to engage in 30 minutes of exercise per day during the school year. “This legislation will help make children healthier today for a healthier Texas tomorrow," Perry said in 2007, when the law was enacted.