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Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Won’t Seek Reelection

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Won’t Seek Reelection

Joe Straus, the San Antonio Republican who nixed Dan Patrick’s bathroom bill said today that he won’t be seeking reelection. Texas, this gorgeous brown dusty bowl of prairie dirt will never be the same. It’s just dirt. But it’s also been a place to make a living, get a new start and live life big. […]

Texas speaker Joe Straus: “I’m Disgusted” no more Bathroom Bills

Texas speaker Joe Straus: “I’m Disgusted” no more Bathroom Bills

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus told Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick “I’m disgusted by all this” in response to Patrick’s demand for his support of a bathroom bill. “I’m not a lawyer, but I am a Texan,” Straus said. Tell the lieutenant governor I don’t want the suicide of a single Texan on my hands.” Speaker […]