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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Announces Appointments to the Work Group on Blockchain Matters

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointments of Sen. Angela Paxton, Claire Barber, Christopher Calicott, Patrick Hatfield, Jason Kelley, and Robert Villaseñor to the Work Group on Blockchain Matters. Upon making the appointments, Lt. Gov. Patrick issued the following statement: “For Texas to continue being a hotbed for business, we must be… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Announces Appointments to the Texas Commission on Virtual Education

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Sen. Paul Bettencourt, of Houston, Sen. Larry Taylor, of Friendswood, Sen. Royce West, of Dallas, and Annette Tielle, Ed.D., of Austin, to the Texas Commission on Virtual Education. Upon making the appointments, Lt. Gov. Patrick issued the following statement: “High-quality virtual education is a… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Announces Appointments to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Community-Based Care Transition

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, of Brenham, Sen. Beverly Powell, of Burleson, and Sen. Charles Schwertner, of Georgetown, to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Community-Based Care Transition. Sen. Kolkhorst will serve as the joint-chair of the committee. Upon making the appointments, Lt. Gov. Patrick issued… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Announces Appointments to the Joint Oversight Committee on Investment in Information Technology Improvement and Modernization Projects

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Sen. Bob Hall, of Edgewood, Sen. Angela Paxton, of McKinney, and Sen. Royce West, of Dallas, to the Joint Oversight Committee on Investment in Information Technology Improvement and Modernization Projects. Upon making the appointments, Lt. Gov. Patrick issued the following statement: “It is essential… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Announces Appointments to the Texas Commission on Community College Finance

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Sen. Brandon Creighton, of Conroe, Sen. Larry Taylor, of Friendswood, and Chancellor Stephen Head, of The Woodlands, to the Texas Commission on Community College Finance. Upon making the appointments, Lt. Gov. Patrick issued the following statement: “Community colleges are a major part of creating… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Announces Appointment to the Adult High School Charter School Program Advisory Committee

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Chuck Cook, of Flower Mound, to the Adult High School Charter School Program Advisory Committee. Upon making the appointment, Lt. Gov. Patrick issued the following statement: “Adult learning can open doors and present better economic opportunities for Texans, and I know that Chuck will… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Announces Appointments to the 1836 Project Advisory Committee

AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Sen. Brandon Creighton, of Conroe, former Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, of Austin, and Sherry Sylvester, of San Antonio, to the 1836 Project Advisory Committee. Upon making the appointments, Lt. Gov. Patrick issued the following statement: “The 1836 Project will play a key role… Read more »

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick & Speaker Dade Phelan: Joint Statement on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding and Property Tax Relief

AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dade Phelan issued this joint statement today following an agreement on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding: “The Texas House and Senate have come to an agreement on a bold financial package using both ARPA and state dollars to address health issues related to COVID-19, and the… Read more »