Lt. Gov. Patrick: Statement on Certification Revenue Estimate

AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Patrick made this statement today following Texas Comptroller, Glenn Hegar’s update on the 2018-19 Certification Revenue Estimate: “The $2.6 Billion positive revenue estimate we received today is a direct result of the ingenuity, innovation and hard work of Texas business which thrives because of the sound conservative policies we have put… Read more »

Patrick Announces Donation of Metal Detectors to Santa Fe ISD

Lt. Governor also announces security grant program for all school districts as one of the first steps in the Senate’s commitment to a comprehensive school safety plan   AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced today he will donate up to 10 metal detectors to the Santa Fe Independent School District so the school district… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Patrick: Statement on President Donald Trump’s Executive Order

AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick made the following statement today after President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing federal detention policy at the U.S. border: “I support the executive action President Trump has taken today. No one wants to separate families and the president’s action will ensure that those who are crossing our… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Addresses 2018 Texas Boys State at Texas Capitol

AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Patrick addressed over a thousand young men in the Texas Capitol today who are attending 2018 Texas Boys State, a program of American Legion Boys State. “It is inspiring to see these young men stepping up to the plate to learn about the duties and responsibilities of citizenship and public service…. Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Statement on Santa Fe High School Shooting

SANTA FE – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement following today’s shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas: “We are mourning the victims of the tragic school shooting in Santa Fe. We are heartbroken and outraged by this loss. Gov. Greg Abbott and I are committed to using every resource we… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Patrick Statement on the Passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

HOUSTON – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick made the following statement today, after the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush, wife of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush, mother to former Texas governor and U.S. President George W. Bush and grandmother to Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush: “Former First Lady Barbara Bush was… Read more »