Lt. Governor Patrick Makes Statement on Public Integrity Unit Legislation


AUSTIN – “Today the Texas Senate passed legislation that will allow the prosecution of state officials and state employees in their home jurisdictions, not Travis County.

“This legislation sends a strong message the Senate will not allow for the public trust to be diminished.

“I commend our senators for their determination in bringing integrity back to our justice system.

“The legislation is now on its way to Governor Abbott’s desk for his signature.”