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P.O. Box 12068
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-0128

State Sen. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock)

Current Rating

Previous Ratings on the Fiscal Responsibility Index

  • Career: B-
  • 2017: B-
  • 2015: B
  • 2013: B-
  • 2011: A+

Senate District 28

About State Sen. Charles Perry

Charles Perry is a CPA and land developer from Lubbock, Texas. He earned his BBA Degree in Accounting and Management from Texas Tech University. He previously served in the Texas House of Representatives.
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Sen. Charles Perry's Record

  • Pro-Taxpayer
  • Anti-Taxpayer
  • Absent
  • Speaker
  • Absent, Excused
  • Present, Not Voting
  • Not Applicable
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SR 39, Section 5: Eliminating the two-thirds rule and replacing it with a three-fifths majority

Senate Journal Page: 54
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 293: Expanding events eligible for the Major Events Trust Fund

Senate Journal Page: 517
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 757: Repealing taxes on the production of crude petroleum and sulphur

Senate Journal Page: 562
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 1: Providing property tax relief

Senate Journal Page: 582
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SJR 1: Providing property tax relief

Senate Journal Page: 583
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 752: Repealing the inheritance tax and tax on combative sports events

Senate Journal Page: 585
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 7, Motion to Table Amendment 2 by Fraser: gutting Amendment 1 by Huffines that would repeal the franchise tax

Senate Journal Page: 587
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment (Support Motion to Table)
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SB 7: Decreasing the rates of the franchise tax

Senate Journal Page: 588
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 8: Exempting more small businesses from paying the franchise tax

Senate Journal Page: 590
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 20: Reforms to state agency contracting practices

Senate Journal Page: 648
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 759: Repeal of certain state taxes

Senate Journal Page: 684
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 474: Protecting homeowners from diminished compensation as a result of eminent domain proceedings

Senate Journal Page: 735
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 9: Strengthening the state spending limit

Senate Journal Page: 751
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SCR 1: Claiming sovereignty under the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Senate Journal Page: 771
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 931: Repealing goal of renewable energy zones

Senate Journal Page: 798
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 686: Creating a Math and Science Scholars loan repayment program

Senate Journal Page: 801
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 601: Making the Elite Rodeo World Association eligible for Major Events Trust Fund money

Senate Journal Page: 803
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 1237: Providing internet broadcasts of open meetings held by metropolitan planning organizations

Senate Journal Page: 810
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 14: Empowering parents to reform low-performing schools

Senate Journal Page: 924
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 4: Providing tax credits for contributions to certain educational assistance organizations

Senate Journal Page: 981
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 239: Creating a student loan repayment assistance program for mental health professionals

Senate Journal Page: 1107
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SJR 12: Eliminating gas tax diversions in the state constitution

Senate Journal Page: 1137
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 139: Enabling legislation to eliminate state gas tax diversions

Senate Journal Page: 1138
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 837: Expanding the use of crony capitalist hotel-only public improvement districts

Senate Journal Page: 1141
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 19: comprehensive ethics reform for legislators

Senate Journal Page: 1155
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 455: Creating a special three-judge panel to hear school finance and redistricting lawsuits

Senate Journal Page: 1292
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 723: Mandating participation in certain employment programs to receive TANF handouts

Senate Journal Page: 1325
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 62: Accounting for costs incurred by the state as a result of illegal immigration

Senate Journal Page: 1376
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 1968: Prohibiting state and local governments from automatically collecting union dues from employees

Senate Journal Page: 1406
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 722: Disqualification of unemployment benefits for a failed drug test

Senate Journal Page: 1407
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 4: Creating "High Quality" Pre-K in public schools

Senate Journal Page: 1419
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 1178: Interim study on an education savings account program

Senate Journal Page: 1495
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 309: Providing public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions

Senate Journal Page: 1514
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 310: Restricting the use of certificates of obligation

Senate Journal Page: 1516
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 1041: Providing more transparency on ballot regarding propositions to issue bonds or impose/change a tax

Senate Journal Page: 1596
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 100: Authorizing $3.1 billion of debt in the form of tuition revenue bonds

Senate Journal Page: 1698
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2717: Deregulating the hair-braiding industry

Senate Journal Page: 1754
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 1639: Greater protections for property owners during municipal annexation process

Senate Journal Page: 1841
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 700: Eliminating the B-On-time student loan program

Senate Journal Page: 1875
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 32: Decreasing the rates of the franchise tax

Senate Journal Page: 2014
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1114: Requiring certain local PACs to file with the Texas Ethics Commission

Senate Journal Page: 2058
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2712: Giving tax breaks to data center projects

Senate Journal Page: 2116
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1690: Moving the Public Integrity Unit to the Texas Rangers division of DPS

Senate Journal Page: 2134
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1295: Requiring disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies

Senate Journal Page: 2144
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 283: Requiring certain governmental bodies post video recordings of open meetings online

Senate Journal Page: 2154
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 408: Ending "double-dipping" of retirement benefits by state elected offiicals

Senate Journal Page: 2278
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2350: Increasing amount of tax dollars used to guarantee loans made by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority

Senate Journal Page: 2410
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 991: Displaying the state and federal gas tax rates on gas pumps

Senate Journal Page: 2423
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 23: Requiring disclosure of interested parties when contracting with governmental entities

Senate Journal Page: 2614
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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BillSponsorship Credit

Sponsor: Ballot Transparency

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Sponsor: De-coupling Legislator Pension Formula from District Court Judge Salaries

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Sponsor: Disclosure of Legislators' Contracts with Government Entities

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Sponsor: Elimination of Crony Capitalism

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Sponsor: Enacting Zero-based Budgeting

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Sponsor: Ending Gas Tax Diversions

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Sponsor: Franchise Tax Repeal

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Sponsor: Legislator Pension Ethics Reform

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Sponsor: Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Dedication

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Sponsor: Prohibiting Taxpayer-funded Lobbying

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Sponsor: Property Tax Relief

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Sponsor: Protections from Property Tax Increases

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Sponsor: Protections from State Tax Increases

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Sponsor: Public Integrity Unit Reform

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Sponsor: Restricting Use of Certificates of Obligation / Capital Appreciation Bonds

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Sponsor: State Budget Transparency

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Sponsor: Strict Constitutional Spending Limit

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