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After House stalls on readjusting electricity prices, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick urges Gov. Greg Abbott to use emergency powers

“The governor of Texas is a very powerful person,” Patrick said at a Capitol news conference, ramping up his dayslong campaign to get Abbott to intervene. “He can do anything he wants.”

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gave remarks at the State Capitol during the Texas Fallen Heroes ceremony on May 25, 2019.

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