2. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., and is planning to build a “gigafactory” that would employ 6,500 people. Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas, are the top locations, according to the Arizona Republic.
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3. Perry showed how much he wants Tesla in Texas by driving one around Sacramento Tuesday.
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6. Perry also published an op-ed in the Orange County Register Monday, writing that Californians who want more personal freedom should move to Texas.
7. He’s also running ads in California asking businesses to leave the state for Texas.
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