At a May 17, 2017 press conference at the Capitol, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick warns he'll seek a special session if the House doesn't pass certain legislation.

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Patrick Threatens To Force Special Session Over Tax And Bathroom Bills

Posted on · With deadlines looming, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday threatened to push for a special legislative session to pass a bill to regulate bathroom use for transgender Texans and legislation to set new thresholds for when cities and counties must get voter approval for their tax rates.