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Patrick picks his priorities

Mar 10, 2019 - The Dallas Morning News

AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has released his top 30 legislative priorities for the year, which include defunding abortion providers, raising the smoking age and expanding the ability of tenants to possess firearms.

Patrick, who presides over the Texas Senate, announced the priority bills in a news release Friday evening. In a statement, he described the proposals as not only his priorities but “also priorities of the majority of the Texas Senate and the conservative majority of Texas...