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TEXAS CAPITOL Panel to review art displayed in Senate Senate panel to review artwork selection rules

Dec 02, 2019 - The Dallas Morning News

AUSTIN β€” Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has announced that a special committee will review artworks in the Texas Senate chamber, delivering on a promise he made this year during debate on a bill that would have made it harder to remove Confederate monuments and other historical markers.

Patrick, a Republican who oversees the upper chamber as Senate president, named seven senators β€” four Republicans and three Democrats β€” to the committee. They will be in charge of reviewing β€œthe history and p...