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Texas Legislature 2019

Educators have been skeptical of Dan Patrick. Will they support his teacher pay raise plan?

The Texas lieutenant governor is proposing across-the-board $5,000 raises for teachers. It's a seismic shift for a lawmaker who spent the last legislative session backing proposals educators revile.

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick address the crowd at the Oath of Office Ceremony at the capitol grounds. Jan. 15, 2019.

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