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On Election Day, Republicans lost a critical advantage in the state Senate. Will Dan Patrick push to change the rules?

In January, the lieutenant governor suggested he could push to further lower the threshold required to bring bills to the floor if the GOP lost its supermajority. Now that that has happened, it remains to be seen whether Patrick will follow through.

Senate floor on Mar. 4, 2019.

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Politics 2020 elections 87th Legislative Session Dan Patrick Texas Legislature Texas Senate