Governor Abbott Holds Joint Press Conference With Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen

January 9, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today held a joint press conference with Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen at the Governor’s Mansion. During the press conference, they discussed their priorities for the 86th legislative session and reaffirmed their commitment to working together to advance solutions to the challenges facing the Lone Star State.

“As we head into the legislative session, Texans can rest assured that we are prepared to work together to take on the challenges facing our state.” said Governor Abbott. “The task ahead of us is clear — we must reform our school finance system, limit the growth of skyrocketing property taxes, and provide greater opportunities for every Texan. I look forward to working alongside Lieutenant Governor Patrick and Speaker Bonnen and all members of the legislature to create an even brighter future for our state.”