Texas House Speaker Joe Straus waits for his next photo opportunity as he stands next to an American flag. Photo by Scott Ball.

Speaker Straus Looks to 2017 Session With Confidence

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, the keynote speaker at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce luncheon held Wednesday at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, listed education, transportation, business and mental health investments as top priorities for the 85th Session of the Texas Legislature that opens next January.