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Call Texas Governor
Rick Perry's Office to Give Your Opinion on a 55 mile-per-hour Speed
Summary of the eRumor
The message claims that
Rick Perry, the governor of Texas, is asking Texans to call his
office and let him know what they think about rolling back the
maximum speed limit in the state to 55 miles per hour.
This is a hoax. Governor
Perry's office has told TruthOrFiction.com that there is no such
survey being conducted. although the phone number is one that dials
into the governor's office.
Another similar telephone hoax is circulating about an alleged
survey by the governor about school prayer.
HERE for the details.
Last updated 6/26/02
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
Governor Rick Perry is interested in finding out what Texans
think about the speed limit roll back to 55 miles and hour from 70.
Please call Governor Perry's office (1-800-252-9600) and let them
know that you are against the speed limit being changed to 55 miles
You may have to hold for a minute, but you will speak with a live
It is fast and easy. Please pass this on to as many Texans as possible.
PLEASE call today.
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