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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick prioritizes property tax relief, electric grid fixes and border security for 2023 legislative session

Patrick, who presides over the Senate and wields tremendous power over legislation, said lawmakers have an “extraordinary opportunity” to shape the future of Texas at the start of the next legislative session, which begins Jan. 10.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick discusses the state budget and legislative priorities at a press conference at the Capitol in Austin on Wednesday, July 30, 2022.

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