Governor Rick Perry visits Onion Creek neighborhood

Governor Rick Perry visits Onion Creek neighborhood

Credit: Governor Rick Perry via Twitter

Governor Rick Perry visits Onion Creek neighborhood

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by KVUE News

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Posted on November 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 11 at 8:37 AM

AUSTIN -- Governor Rick Perry visited the Onion Creek neighborhood in Southeast Austin Sunday.

His unannounced visit came more than one week after floods damaged hundreds of homes in the area on October 31.

Austin mayor Lee Leffingwell declared a local state of disaster for the city November 4.

The mayor wrote a letter to Governor Perry that same day asking for additional state and federal support.

The governor sent out this tweet Sunday at 4:45 p.m.:

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