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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Appoints Birdwell to Senate Redistricting Committee

AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, to the Senate Redistricting Committee today, replacing Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper, who’s leaving the Texas Senate: “I am proud to appoint Sen. Birdwell to the Redistricting Committee. I know he will bring his legendary work ethic as well as his insight… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Statement on the Texas Historical Commission Cenotaph Vote

AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the Texas Historical Commission’s vote to reject the proposal to move the Alamo Cenotaph outside the battle walls of the Alamo: “I want to thank the members of the Texas Historical Commission who made a critically important decision today to protect the history of… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Statement on Comptroller Hegar’s Revised Certification Revenue Estimate

AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s revised Certification Revenue Estimate (CRE) for the 2020-21 biennium: “Today the Comptroller released an estimate of a $4.58 billion shortfall, which shows the extreme stress that has been placed on the Texas economy both by the pandemic and the dramatic decrease… Read more »