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Lt. Governor Patrick Announces Additional Appointments

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced appointments to the Task Force of Border Health Officials, the Joint Interim Committee to Study State Judicial Salaries and the Office of Small Business Assistance Advisory Task Force. Upon making the appointments Lt. Gov. Patrick said: “I know these senators and citizens are committed to ensuring Texas… Read more »

Lt. Governor Patrick Announces Appointments

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced appointments to the Cybersecurity Council, the Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity and the Joint Interim Committee on Disclosure of Emergency Call Information. Upon making the appointments Lt. Gov. Patrick said: “I am confident these appointees will work hard to ensure that our state agencies’ cybersecurity needs are… Read more »

Lt. Governor Patrick Announces Appointments to Legislative Committee on Aging and Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, as chair of the Legislative Committee on Aging, and the reappointment of Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville, to the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs. Upon making the appointments Lt. Gov. Patrick said: “Sen. Campbell and Sen. Lucio will ensure… Read more »

Lt. Governor Patrick Announces Appointments to Joint Interim Committee on Higher Education Formula Funding

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointments of Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills; Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels; and Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, to the Joint Interim Committee on Higher Education Formula Funding. Sen. Hancock has been designated as co-chair. Upon making… Read more »

Lt. Governor Patrick Announces Appointments to Joint Interim Committee to Study a Coastal Barrier System

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointments of Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, and Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, to the Joint Interim Committee to Study a Coastal Barrier System. Sen. Taylor was also designated as co-chair. Upon making the appointments Lt. Gov. Patrick said: “In recent days we have seen how important it… Read more »

Lt. Governor Visits Wharton & Fort Bend Counties Today

Plans to Visit a Dozen Storm-Ravaged Counties HOUSTON – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will continue visiting counties impacted by Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding. Today he will travel to Wharton County where he and Gov. Greg Abbott will visit the emergency operations center and meet with local officials. The lieutenant governor will then travel… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Patrick Participates in Day of Prayer in Houston

HOUSTON – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick participated in Day of Prayer services this morning at the Second Baptist Church in Houston. The lieutenant governor spoke and shared scripture at both the 9:30AM and 11:30AM services. “God have mercy on me, for in you my soul takes refuge. I will take refuge in the shadow of… Read more »