AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following his appointment of conferees for the 2020-2021 budget conference. His appointees are Senate Finance Chairman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, Senator Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, Senator Joan Huffman, R- Houston, Senator Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham and Senator Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville.
“I have every confidence that Chairman Nelson and Sens. Taylor, Huffman, Nichols and Kolkhorst will make sure that the Texas budget reflects our strong conservative principles, our commitment to property tax reform, law enforcement and border security, rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, school finance reform and making sure our state continues to move forward and our economy continues to lead the nation and the world.”