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Lt. Governor Dan Patrick: Statement on CSSB 1 – The Budget

AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the passage of Committee Substitute Senate Bill (CSSB) 1 out of the Senate Finance Committee: “I commend Chairman Jane Nelson and the members of the Senate Finance Committee which passed out CSSB 1 this morning with a 15-0 bi-partisan vote. This budget fully funds… Read more »

Lt. Governor Patrick Commends the Passage of Senate Bill 6 – Texas Privacy Act

AUSTIN – Lt. Governor Patrick issued this statement today following the passage of Senate Bill 6, the Texas Privacy Act, by Senator Lois Kolkhorst (R – Brenham): “The people of Texas elected us to stand by our principles and uphold conservative values. The Texas Privacy Act reflects common decency and common sense and is essential… Read more »

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick: Statement on Trump Administration Rescinding of Obama Public School Bathroom Edict

AUSTIN – Lt. Governor Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the announcement that President Donald Trump will rescind the edict by former President Barack Obama mandating that public schools no longer designate separate restrooms for boys and girls and prohibiting public schools from providing individual accommodation for transgender students. “We agree with President Trump… Read more »