May 18, 2023      9:17 PM
SB: Lt. Gov. Patrick, with the help of Sen. Hughes, shuts down the ability of any senator to appeal a ruling of the chair
Precedent setting? Patrick and Sen. Hughes team up to not even allow Sen. Gutierrez to appeal the ruling of the chair on germaneness of a proposed amendment on a gun bill
Is dissent dead enough for
Texas Senate leadership yet?
On Thursday evening, Sen. Bryan
Hughes and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick – with the
help of nearly all senators – shut down the ability of any senator to appeal a
ruling of the chair.
Here’s what happened.
By Scott Braddock