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Representative Patterson Pledges to Refile Virtual School Network Legislation

Representative Patterson Pledges to Refile Virtual School Network Legislation

March 17, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott, in partnership with local officials, has taken swift and appropriate action to keep Texas students and teachers safe. With nearly half of Texas school districts now closed for Coronavirus…

To the Small Business Owners of HD 106

To the Small Business Owners of HD 106

March 17, 2020

As we enter the second week of the unprecedented COVID-19 global pandemic, we are just beginning to feel the economic impact that “social distancing” will have on our communities. Our small businesses…

Governor Greg Abbott Announces Waiver of STAAR Testing Requirement

Governor Greg Abbott Announces Waiver of STAAR Testing Requirement

March 16, 2020

On the morning of Friday, March 13th, following a good conversation with my wife, Leslie, a former public school teacher, I sent a letter to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath. Though…

An Update on the Coronavirus

An Update on the Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

My Fellow Texans,
Today I joined a conference call with Governor Abbott, state health and emergency management officials, the education commissioner, members of the legislature and locally elected officials regarding Coronavirus. I’d first…

State Representative Jared Patterson Appointed to Texas Cybersecurity Council

State Representative Jared Patterson Appointed to Texas Cybersecurity Council

January 27, 2020

State Representative Jared Patterson released the following statement on his recent appointment to the Texas Cybersecurity Council:
Online cyber-attacks are an insidious danger to both our public and private institutions. These attacks threaten…

State Representative Jared Patterson Appointed to Interim Study Committee

State Representative Jared Patterson Appointed to Interim Study Committee

December 12, 2019

State Representative Jared Patterson released the following statement on his appointment to the House Interim Study Committee on Aggregate Production Operations:
I am honored to have been appointed to serve on the House…