Commentary: One circumstance could make a statewide office possible for the likes of U.S. Rep. Will Hurd and former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus.
Commentary: It’s a shame that the person we want Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen to be is not the person he really is, as a secret recording released this week shows.
Commentary: This past week was an extraordinary one in San Antonio because a lot of public officials and community leaders have quietly been doing a lot of things right this year.
Holt Cat CEO Peter J. Holt and former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus will lead a new steering committee focused on improving early education in San Antonio.
Commentary: What the 10 Republicans on Speaker Dennis Bonnen’s would-be hit list have in common: They all voted against one of Bonnen’s pet bills.
Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus announces the creation of a political action committee focusing on “a thoughtful, responsible approach to governing.”
For the first time in a decade, the Texas Legislature has opened its session without San Antonio’s Joe Straus in the powerful post of Speaker of the House. Happily, his spirit is still strong in Austin.
The emergence of a new House speaker all but guarantees a different dynamic among the state’s top three political leaders.
Twenty-two years after joining the Texas House as its youngest member, sState Rep. Dennis Bonnen is poised to take over the chamber’s reins on Jan. 8.
In a conversation with Tribune CEO Evan Smith, Straus launched jabs at two fellow Republicans: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and President Donald Trump.