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  1. Texas Savings Grant Program Could Save BillionsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    ... Texas made some admirable gains but the last decade has plateaued, especially in reading." Former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Senate Education Committee chair Sen. Dan Patrick issued joint statements in favor of school reform and charter school ...

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  2. Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick take officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Blanco County News

    ... for skilled workers. More for our veterans who return broken from battle." Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, successor to David Dewhurst who served at the post for 12 years, also addressed the crowd at the inauguration. "In my campaign," Patrick said, "I ...

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  3. With Bill Pending, School Choice Supporters RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2013 | Texas Tribune

    Gov. David Dewhurst and Senate Education Chairman Dan Patrick , R-Houston, before heading inside to meet with lawmakers. "A student's future should not depend on a name being brought out of a hat like it is - well, what it is - a lottery," said Patrick, referring to the process by which charters pick students from wait lists.

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  4. Open Carry Survives Despite Its SupportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... elected a new lieutenant governor who edged out three rivals in the Republican primary, including incumbent David Dewhurst , with Second Amendment rights as a prominent focus of his campaign. But the open carry movement has so far tripped over ...

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  5. Donor list for Abbott's $4.5M inauguration to be released 'soon,' spokesman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Dallas Morning News

    ... and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick was more than twice as expensive as the 2011 inauguration, when Rick Perry and David Dewhurst returned to office. Private sponsors and supporters typically pay for such ceremonies. The event last week included the official ...

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  6. Texas Railroad Commission Revises Media PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... came to the commission after stints on the communications teams of former Gov. Rick Perry and former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst . This month, the agency held a 15-minute press call with David Craig Pearson, the state seismologist, to discuss the spate ...

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  7. Patrick shows hea ll use power of his officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... committees. Elections have consequences, and Patrick's handy defeat of his predecessor, longtime Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, in the Republican primary and his sound victory over Senate colleague Leticia Van de Putte in the November general election ...

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  8. Patrick's Committee AssignmentsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Texas Monthly

    ... fewer committee assignments to make altogether. Although he appointed the same number of Republican chairs (12) as Dewhurst did in 2013 , he appointed only two Democrats (John Whitmire and Eddie Lucio) compared to six. Patrick also passed over one ...

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  9. Winners and Losers on the Senate CommitteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... When the Senate rules were passed the week previously, he cut the number of bodies from 18 under Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to 14. Gone are Economic Development (which is folded into Natural Resources), Government Organization, Jurisprudence, and (with ...

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  10. Texas Railroad Commission likely to adopt new media policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... former KXAN reporter and veteran of the communications offices of former Gov. Rick Perry and former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. "There's a deep commitment to make sure the agency is fully transparent, accountable and accessible to the public and the ...

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  11. The End of the Two-Thirds RuleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Texas Monthly

    The death of the two-thirds rule was inevitable from the moment that Dan Patrick defeated David Dewhurst in the primary. Patrick has always opposed the rule, even before he became a senator.

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  12. Texas senate wrestles with rules changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Chron

    ... Houston. Conservative radio talk-show host. Ran as "only true conservative" and defeated the incumbent David Dewhurst. Strong principle-based decision style. Wants fast action to keep campaign promises to conservative voters, leading large group of ...

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  13. Toyota's lowest-priced car gets spruced upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Republic

    ... to rank among the top 10 gasoline-powered, non-hybrid cars in fuel economy in the country. (AP Photo/Toyota, David Dewhurst Photography) The Yaris is an easy car for the city - its tidy turning circle makes U-turns a breeze, and its short, 13-foot ...

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  14. Black Tie Gala Closes Out Texas Inaugural FestivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... eight years in the state Senate and faced Democrat Leticia Van de Putte in the general election, replaces David Dewhurst after defeating him in a bitter Republican primary battle. Avoiding the strident political tone he struck earlier in the day , ...

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  15. A new dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Houston Chronicle

    ... now leaves Austin to a new class of leaders. The state Senate replaces the businessman's demeanor of David Dewhurst with Patrick's tea party passion, and the governor's veto pen is handed from the son of a cotton farmer to a legal scholar. The ...

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  16. Gov. Greg Abbott and his family greet the crowd at the 2015 Texas Inaugural Ball on Jan. 20, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Texas Tribune

    ... eight years in the state Senate and faced Democrat Leticia Van de Putte in the general election, replaces David Dewhurst after defeating him in a bitter Republican primary battle. Avoiding the strident political tone he struck earlier in the day , ...

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  17. Abbott celebrates inauguration at Future of Texas BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Click2Houston

    ... AND HE PROMISES THE STATE IS GOING TO STAY AS CONSERVATIVE AS EVER. HOUSTONIAN DAN PATRICK SUCCEEDS DAVID DEWHURST AS THE NEW LIGHT GOVERNOR. THEY ARE ATTENDING THE FUTURE OF TEXAS BALL INSIDE THE AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER. HOURS AFTER BEING SWORN IN ...

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  18. New era begins: Abbott, Patrick sworn in, outline conservative goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... of Rick Perry - the longest tenure among all 48 Texas governors - the Abbott era has begun. After 12 years of David Dewhurst as lieutenant governor, Patrick also began his own era in the 31-member Senate, something he acknowledged in his inaugural ...

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  19. Storify: Inauguration Day for Abbott, PatrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Gilmer Mirror

    After more than a decade with Rick Perry and David Dewhurst at the helm, Texas on Tuesday welcomes - with music, dancing and tons of barbecue - Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick to the offices of governor and lieutenant governor.

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  20. New Lt. Gov. Patrick Promises More Conservative TexasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KRGV

    ... voucher programs that allow taxpayer money to flow to private and religious schools. The 54-year-old succeeds David Dewhurst, who had been lieutenant governor since 2003 but lost to Patrick in a bitter Republican primary last March.

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