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Representative Joe Straus
Republican, District 121

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Wikipedia Bio

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, ...
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Office Addresses

  • Capitol

    Post Office Box 2910
    Austin, TX 78768
    Phone512-463-1000
  • District

    7373 Broadway, Suite 202A
    San Antonio, TX 78209
    Phone912-463-0686

Roles

House, session 81st House, session 82nd House, session 83rd

0 Committees

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News & Blog Coverage

  • Gooden calls for more budget transparency (terrelltribune.com)
    Aug 9, 2012
    State 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 (yourhoustonnews.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    A 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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All By Industry

  • Unknown
    $1,223,561.00
  • Attorneys & Law Firms
    $477,686.00
  • Liquor Wholesalers
    $307,202.00
  • Oil & Gas
    $200,245.00
  • Commercial Banks & Bank Holding Companies
    $161,839.00
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Top Individual Contributions

  • Border Health
    $50,000.00
  • At&T
    $50,000.00
  • Texas Consumer Finance Association
    $25,000.00
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Interest Group Ratings

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Number of ratings
Abortion Issues 3
Conservative 13
Gun Issues 3

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