Dan Patrick

I applaud the signing of House Bill 5 into law. This legislation will allow for multiple pathways to a high school diploma, increased opportunities for vocational education at the high school level, and the beginning of a...
Never underestimate the power of blogs and grassroots pressure from conservatives in Texas!The TESCCC Board has announced that they will be ENDING all CSCOPE lessons.CSCOPE is dead, but as a way to prevent it from coming...
Dan Patrick, Republican State Senator and Senate Education Committee Chair, introduced an education reform bill, S.B. 2, in this 83rd session of the Texas State legislature that supports an expansion of the number of charter...
If you have not heard, a rogue group hidden within one-and-then-more regional service centers (RSC) of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) called CSCOPE (no particular acronym meaning, except that software possibly started from...
Imagine for a minute that a fierce anti-abortion person would visit a Planned Parenthood clinic and participate in an abortion to see what that experience is like. Would never happen, right? But fierce anti-gun advocate...
In the past it could be said without doubt that America above all other nations valued human life as sacred and recognized the right to life as the foundation of all liberty. Even though America’s founding documents still...
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The following is a press release from Texas Senator Dan Patrick:AUSTIN, TX – This morning, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the injunction on the sonogram bill by District Judge Sam Sparks.In a strongly worded...
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Please forward this important message! Thank you Senator Dan Patrick for bringing this to our Attention!I am going to make this as straight forward and simple as I can. I...
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In a move that caught many by surprise Friday, Texas Senator Dan Patrick (R-SD7 Houston), announced he is forming an exploratory committee to decide if he will run for the United States Senate seat being vacated by retiring...
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In a move more reflective of cowardice than leadership, the Texas Senate yesterday, succumbed to the mere veiled threat of a letter from the almighty federal Department of Justice (DOJ) and pulled HB 1937 back from a...
Update: Governor Perry has Vetoed Texas SB 346 Statement from Texas Governor Rick Perry: “Freedom of association and freedom of speech are two of our most important rights enshrined in the Constitution. My...
Citing a violation of Article 1, Section 7 of the U.S. Constitution and other unconstitutional actions, Houston businessman, Dr. Steven Hotze, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Houston on Tuesday against the federal...
Senator Dan Patrick (SD7), chair of the powerful Senate Education Committee, has recently introduced legislation that would open up the strangle-hold government-sponsored monopoly that the education establishment enjoys in...
We've been telling you about the push in Austin to bring balance to the Texas education system. Many feel there's too much emphasis on sending every single student to college and not enough recognition that the skilled...
Texas Supreme Justice David Medina, TGV bloggers Danielle Chavez and Fernando Trevino, and convention delegate Frankie TrevinoI had the pleasure of meeting Texas Supreme Court Justice David Medina at the state party...
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Norma Jeter was honored Thursday night at the annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner of the Harris County Republican Party by receiving the first annual Wilda Lynstrom Award just after Governor Perry spoke and before Senator Dan...
Major Victory for the State of Texas and for life!Texas passed a law in the 2011 Legislative session that requires a sonogram to be performed for women who are contemplating killing their unborn baby. This would allow the...
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Yesterday, in a move of uncharacteristic dexterity, the Texas Senate passed the TSA Anti-Groping Bill. The bill now is in the hands of our Texas House where I am confident it will be dispatched to the Governor for signing...
As I sit in the Capitol of Texas today, I am saddened to learn that The Texas Senate has completely blown an opportunity to tell the TSA and the Federal Government that Texans will not stand for their liberties to be...
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The following is an update from Texas Senator Dan Patrick of the 82nd Legislative Session.Less that a Month to GoWith only 21 calendar days to go before the 82nd Regular Session ends, every moment of every day counts. We...

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