Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick is recovering after being diagnosed with viral pneumonia last week.
The Texas Senate made significant progress on Tuesday by advancing a new bill aimed at reducing property taxes for all land-owning Texans.
In a display of contrasting priorities, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has positioned himself as a "protector" at the State Capitol by signing a law prohibiting transgender females from competing against biological females in collegiate athletics. However, just 200 miles away in Dallas, Abbott finds himself embroiled in a heated debate over the financial well-being of millions of Texas homeowners.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is demanding the State House work on property tax relief. FOX 26 Political Reporter Greg Groogan shares what else he said during a stop in Houston.
In a high-stakes political standoff at the Texas State Capitol, the fight over how to allocate a staggering $17 billion in relief funds has reached a fever pitch.
The blame game is underway in Austin after five months of lawmaking ended in what some are calling, a “legislative trainwreck.” FOX 26 Political Reporter Greg Groogan tells us why one of the top Texas lawmakers is lashing out and why.
Tensions were high between Texas Senator Roland Gutierrez and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick during Tuesday’s legislation while discussing Senate Bill 12, which would criminalize drag queen brunches in front of children, like at pride events and at drag brunch shows.
During a press conference Wednesday, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick revealed a list of priority investments for how the state will spend its $30 billion budget surplus. FOX 26 Political Reporter Greg Groogan has more.
Beto O'Rourke confronted Texas leaders as they held a press conference on the state's response to the deadly Uvalde school shooting. "You are doing nothing," O'Rourke told the group as Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick was getting ready to speak.
FOX 26 Political Reporter Greg Groogan and Political Analyst Mark Jones break down the state election results from the 2022 Texas primaries and how it impacts Houston residents.
Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick is completing a self-quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. He has subsequently tested negative for the virus.
Panelists for Sunday's political talk show include Mark Jones- political analyst Rice University, Charles Blain- founder of Urban Reform, Keir Murray – Houston political strategist, Jasper Scherer – political reporter for the Houston Chronicle, Mustafa Tameez- political commentator joins Greg Groogan to discuss the upcoming March 2022 primaries in Texas and the nation.
In Texas, the vaccination rate among Black people is low compared to other racial and ethnic groups, but in terms of raw numbers, the biggest group of the unvaccinated is white people.
Rhetorical guns blazing, Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Tuesday labeled critics of Republican election integrity legislation "liars" and "race baiters".
Fox 26 News Brief for July 2, 2018