Houston Community News >> Texas Governor Applauds Leaders in Houston

6/21/2006 Houston -- Gov. Rick Perry was in Houston on Tuesday, visiting flood affected areas and getting briefed on the situation in the region. He applauded the quick response of local leaders during Monday's flooding. ( Click to watch video)

“I want to commend the quick response of Judge Eckels, Mayor White and the local city and county rescue personnel, as well as the search and rescue personnel made available by the state,” Gov. Perry said.

Gov. Perry also urged Texans in affected areas to continue to use great caution.

(Contributed by KHOU)