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As Lt. Governor I have:

  • CUT PROPERTY AND BUSINESS TAXES
  • FUNDED BORDER SECURITY AT HISTORIC LEVELS
  • EXPANDED ACCOUNTABILITY IN EDUCATION
  • PASSED OPEN CARRY AND CAMPUS CARRY
  • ENHANCED PRO-LIFE PROTECTIONS
  • PRIORITIZED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING
  • STRENGTHENED RELIGIOUS LIBERTIES
  • RESTORED ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY UNIT
  • CHANGED THE BLOCKER BILL RULE
  • ANNOUNCED 2017 TOP LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

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The First Week

January 17, 2017

As the Capitol welcomed legislators from all over the state of Texas last week, I was proud to gavel-in the opening of the Texas Senate for the 85th session of the Texas Legislature. Our state faces many challenges this session, but I have great confidence in the commitment of the hard-working senators of this state …

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