The 85th Texas legislative session is just around the corner. It begins on January 10, 2017 and priorities have already been set. A Convention of States is high on the list. The Texas Lt. Governor sent out a press release in early December on the COS:
Lt. Governor Patrick Statement on the Filing of SB 21 – Convention of States
AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued the following statement today on the filing of Senate Bill 21 – the Convention of States bill, by Senator Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury.
“Governor Abbott has been leading on this issue for the last several years. SB21 is a top priority for him and for me, and I have pledged my support to push this priority forward. I commend Sen. Birdwell for filing SB 21, which calls for an end to federal government encroachment.”