Conservative Cornerstones That Will Keep Texas, Texas

“The Texas Senate completed one of the greatest weeks for conservative legislation in Texas, and perhaps, American history.”

SB1 Signing

Today, I joined Gov. Greg Abbott in Tyler for the signing of SB 1, the Election Integrity Bill. Our goal was to make it easier to vote and harder to cheat, and this bill does just that. Author Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, and House sponsor Rep. Andrew Murr, R-Junction, joined us for the signing as well.

A Third Special Session

As always, the Senate will be ready to immediately get to work on September 20th, as we did in the first and second special sessions. It is possible additional items could be added to this session at some point, as was the case in the last special.

Historic Session

As we finished last week, I am very proud to say that the Texas Senate completed one of the greatest weeks for conservative legislation in Texas, and perhaps, American history. We set the foundation for conservative, common sense policy. The cornerstones of this foundation start with Senate Bill 1, the Election Integrity Bill, making it easier to vote and harder to cheat. Another huge victory for Texas and our pro-life values, Senate Bill 8, the Heartbeat Bill, has been allowed to be enacted by the United States Supreme Court.

No student should be called an oppressor or a victim and every student deserves to dream big in our great country. Senate Bill 3, Banning Critical Race Theory in our schools, ensures that Texas children are taught that no one race or sex is better than another. And finally the Texas Senate passed additional funding investing an additional $1.8 billion to secure our border, because the federal government is not doing their job. While Biden and his administration sit idly by, I remain committed to do whatever it takes to secure our border and maintain public safety in our state.

These are conservative cornerstones that will keep Texas, Texas. These tremendous victories were the result of countless hours of teamwork and collaboration by the Texas Senate. We still have unfinished business to complete on the Fair Sports for Women and Girls Act. The Senate has passed that bill 4 times, and it has continuously failed in the House. I have asked Gov. Abbott to place it on the special session call later this month, and I am happy to see that he did. We will pass it again.

I could not be more proud of your Texas Senators and the bills we have sent to Gov. Abbott to be signed into law.

Heart Detected = Life Protected

I joined Jason Chaffetz on “The Ingraham Angle” to talk about SB 8, the Heartbeat Bill. This lifesaving legislation reflects Texas’ pro-life beliefs and our continued commitment to protecting the most vulnerable. Click here to watch.

I talked to Rick Roberts about Property Tax Relief

I joined my friend, Rick Roberts, on his program to recap the special session. You can click here to listen.

Remembering Willard Scott

Willard Scott

I knew Willard briefly working in TV in DC in the late 70s. Al Roker did weather at my station and he was friends with Willard, so we’d go to dinner on occasion. He was a truly nice and funny man. I came to Houston TV, he went to NY and eventually took Roker with him. Willard was an original.

Listening to Biden
This put a smile on my face and I hope it does the same for you.

May God bless you and your family, and may He continue to bless the greatest state of all—Texas.


Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick
Lieutenant Governor of Texas





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Texas boasts eight of the nation’s top 10 counties for population growth! 📈