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Dan Patrick says people may need to take a coronavirus test 24 hours before testifying during the legislative session

Patrick and Republican state Rep. Dade Phelan, the likely next House speaker, “hope to be able to make an announcement regarding the Session shortly," a senior adviser to Patrick said Saturday.

Wide view of the Senate gallery as Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, begins a filibuster of SB 5 a bill that would tighten regulations on abortion providers in Texas, on the last day of the special session, June 25, 2013.

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Politics State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature