Rookie Of The Year
Patrick Rose (Democrat, Dripping Springs)
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Operating under enormous pressure all session, with Republicans and Democrats gearing up to run against him in his swing district, the 24-year-old UT law student amended the House tort-reform bill to require a medical-malpractice insurance-rate rollback and added a provision to the tuition-deregulation bill raising the amount to be set aside for scholarships. The kid has more gravitas—and moxie—than most veterans.