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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News & Blog Coverage
Gooden calls for more budget transparency
Aug 9, 2012State 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 7, 2012A 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 4In memory of Dulcenea Maria "Nellie" Munoz of Georgetown.
May 6, 2009
HR 498Congratulating Alan W. Dreeben of San Antonio on his receipt of the Chairman'...
February 17, 2009
HB 346Relating to the refund of the sales taxes imposed on real property repair and...
November 24, 2008
HB 122Relating to the use of certain court costs in a criminal case for municipal p...
November 10, 2008
HR 454Recognizing April 16, 2009, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Day at th...
February 12, 2009
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Texas Consumer Finance Association$25,000.00
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