HOUSTON – Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s campaign released the following statement:
Lt. Gov. Patrick was diagnosed with viral pneumonia last week. He is recovering and working from home. He has canceled all his scheduled meetings for this week, including both official and political engagements. He has spoken with Senator Charles Schwertner, President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and advised him of his absence.
The members of the Texas Senate are fully prepared to address any issues the Governor may include in a fourth special session and will again move promptly to pass substantial legislation to the House.
More information about Texans for Dan Patrick is available at www.DanPatrick.org.