Party Politics

Abbott And Patrick Prioritize School Finance Reform And Property Taxes

Brandon Rottinghaus and Jay Aiyer break down the inauguration speeches of the Texas Governor and Lt. Governor.

Governor Greg Abbott speaks during his inauguration ceremony held in Austin on Jan. 15, 2019.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick were sworn in to office this week and it was a far cry from the last legislative session. Gone are the divisive social issues of the past—replaced by more funding for schools and property tax reform.


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Is this move to bread and butter issues going to hold? Party Politics co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jay Aiyer break down the speeches and highlight the politics of funding schools and cutting taxes.

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