AUSTIN – Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick hosts the Republican Lt. Governors Association (RLGA) annual conference in Austin today and tomorrow. This is the first time the RLGA has ever been hosted in Texas.
“I am pleased to welcome the RLGA and Lt. Governors from all across the country. It is indeed a special occasion to welcome them to Austin, Texas,” said Dan Patrick.
Of the 50 states, 45 have a Lt. Governor, 32 of those are Republican, and 26 are in Austin to attend the conference. This is the biggest and most well attended RLGA conference in the history of the Association.
The conference attendees will hear from a number of speakers, including: US Senator Ted Cruz, and former Texas Governor Rick Perry. Additionally, Col. Steve McCraw from the Texas Department of Public Safety will address the conference on border security. There will also be a presentation of the Texas Prison Seminary Program – a program of special interest to Lt. Governor Patrick.
The attendees will hear presentations on a number of issues and listened to a number of panel discussion of a wide range of topics. Lt. Governor Patrick will moderate on panel on health care.
The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA) is the only national organization committed to raising money and assisting Republicans in their campaigns for lieutenant governor.