“If Wall Street turns their back on Texas and our thriving oil and gas industry, then Texas will not do business with Wall Street.”
AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the passage of Senate Bill 13, the Oil & Gas Investment Protection Act, by Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury:
“The oil and gas industry is one of the cornerstones of the Texas economy, providing millions of jobs for hardworking Texans. In passing Senate Bill 13 today, the Texas Senate made it clear that we stand by both our oil and gas industry workers and these job creating companies. If Wall Street turns their back on Texas and our thriving oil and gas industry, then Texas will not do business with Wall Street. I congratulate Sen. Birdwell for passing this important legislation.”
Senate Bill 13 is authored by Sens. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, Bob Hall, R-Edgewood, Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, and Drew Springer, R-Muenster.