Representative Joe Straus
Republican, District 121
Joseph R. Straus, III, known as Joe Straus (born September 1, 1959), is the current Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. He represents District 121, which comprises northeastern Bexar County, including part of San Antonio, Texas, and several surrounding communities. Straus joined the House after defeating fellow Republican Glenn Scott Starnes, later the city manager in Eagle Pass, ...
CapitolPost Office Box 2910Austin, TX 78768Phone512-463-1000
District7373 Broadway, Suite 202ASan Antonio, TX 78209Phone912-463-0686
RolesHouse, session 81st House, session 82nd House, session 83rd
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Gooden calls for more budget transparency
Aug 9State Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Terrell) added his voice to that of Texas House Speaker Joe Straus and other state leaders calling for budget writers to abandon a practice that allows the state to redirect billions of dollars in fees that it collects ...Terrell Tribune
GOP battle brewing over property taxes
Aug 7A nasty fissure is opening in the leadership team of Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on the issue of property taxes ... even as another has financed a study undermining it. State Rep. Harvey Hilderbran (R-Kerrville) last month said he wants lawmakers ...Your Houston News
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HR 483In memory of Janette Overton Dixon of San Antonio.
February 17, 2011
HCR 2In memory of former governor William P. "Bill" Clements.
May 30, 2011
HCR 126In memory of the Honorable Edmund Kuempel of Seguin.
March 30, 2011
HR 2032In memory of renowned industrialist and philanthropist Marvin Selig.
May 17, 2011
HR 1660Expressing the importance of pedestrian safety and driver awareness and welco...
April 29, 2011
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Texas Consumer Finance Association$25,000.00
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