State Senator Dan Patrick (R-Houston)
Most recent rating on the Fiscal Responsibility Index: A
Cumulative rating on the Fiscal Responsibility Index: B
Yes, Dan Patrick has signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.
Senate District 7
First elected in 2006
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Previous ratings on the Fiscal Responsibility Index:
Recent Key Votes Made By echo $wholename; ?>:
- Supported reconsidering an unconstitutional infringement on political speech (SCR33, 83rd Legislature)
- Opposed increasing budget beyond reasonable levels and increasing legislator pensions (SB1 House-Senate conference report, 83rd Legislature)
- Opposed imposing a new tax on small manufacturers at the behest of large manufacturers (HB3536, 83rd Legislature)
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Senator Patrick is a former Broadcaster and Business Owner and is from Houston, Texas. He received his BA Degree in English from the University of Maryland. He and his wife, Jan, have been married for 34 years and have one daughter. Senator Patrick has served in the Texas Senate since 2007.
Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion saying Fort Worth ISD’s transgender student guidelines are in violation of both Chapter 11 and 26 of the Texas Education Code. The opinion comes in response to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s inquiry on whether the district superintendent, Kent Scribner, had the authority to adopt the guidelines…Read More »
By intentionally putting the safety of minors at risk, superintendents are going to new lengths to protect teachers that engage in criminal activity. Channel 8 News recently revealed that North Texas school districts are knowingly exposing innocent children to sexual predators, potentially violating state law, and obstructing state investigators in the process. The appalling practice,…Read More »