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After a week’s delay, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick signs bill to increase transparency in public records law

Patrick said he had always intended to sign the measure but pulled it aside in response to the House playing “games” at the end of the regular session.

By Vianna Davila, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick discusses property tax cuts for homeowners during a media briefing at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday, June 6, in Austin, Texas.

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