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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveils committee assignments with one Democratic chair

Conservative activists have pushed for legislative leaders to ban Democrats from leading committees.

State. Sen. John Whitmire, D-Houston, listens to State Sen. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, filibuster against Senate Bill 1 on Aug. 11, 2021.

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Politics State government Brandon Creighton Bryan Hughes Dan Patrick Joan Huffman John Whitmire Phil King Tan Parker Texas Senate