Texas Lt. Governor

Texas Lt. Governor Will Not Seek Governor’s Office, Senate Seat in 2018

“I’m not — in 2018 and never — running against Greg Abbott for governor,” Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick told reporters on the eve of the opening of the 85th Texas Legislature. Patrick also ruled out a run against Senator Ted Cruz in the 2018 Republican Primary.

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Texas Lt. Governor: ‘I Blame People on Social Media with Hatred Toward Police’

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick said he blames people on social media with hatred toward police during a Fox News Channel interview Friday morning. The Lt. Governor made a passionate call for viewers to remember these are real people who were killed and wounded during the Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas.

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Texas Swears-In New Governor with BBQ and Ball

AUSTIN, Texas – For the first time since the first year of this century, Texas will have a new Governor. It has been over fourteen years since Governor Rick Perry First took the oath of office filling the vacancy created after Governor George W. Bush resigned the office to become the 43rd President of the United States. On Tuesday, Greg Abbott will take over the reins of the Lone Star State from Perry and begin a new era of leadership.

2011 Inauguration of Texas Governor Rick Perry.

Dan Patrick Attacked for Transparency on Issue Many Politicians Hide

Texas Lt. Governor-elect Dan Patrick was attacked by a left-of-center organization for being transparent about his coming senate administration. In a press conference on Thursday, Patrick announced the formation of the first-ever “Lt. Governor Advisory Boards.” Within hours of the announcement, Patrick was attacked by Texans for Public Justice (TPJ) for creating a “Shadow Government.”

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Border Security Tops Incoming Texas Lt. Governor’s Agenda

Incoming Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick (R) announced border security as his top agenda item for the 84th Texas Legislature. Other priority items included reducing taxes, education, transportation, the Second Amendment, and family and life issues. The announcement came during a press conference held Thursday in Austin, Texas.