House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, endorsed Steve Allison on Thursday to replace Straus in House District 121. Straus is not seeking re-election after representing the district since 2005.
With Speaker Joe Straus leaving the Texas House and Speaker Paul Ryan leaving the U.S. House, things are going to change in government.
Texans got their say Tuesday in the nation’s earliest midterm primary, weighing in on local, statewide, and Congressional races.
Straus announced last fall that he would not seek re-election as the District 121 representative, capping a 13-year tenure in the Legislature.
Six Republicans and one Democrat are vying for the seat of House District 121, the Northside district represented by outgoing House Speaker Joe Straus.
The State Republican Executive Committee on Saturday dinged Texas House Speaker Joe Straus for standing in the way of the party leadership group’s priorities.
The year’s top story in San Antonio for this journalist is an easy call: Politics.
To reflect on all the comings and goings, the Rivard Report compiled a highly subjective list of what’s in the rearview mirror as we leave 2017 behind.
House Speaker Joe Straus on Wednesday praised Alabamians for voting against Roy Moore and tied the implications of that vote to next year’s Texas elections.
While Joe Straus is voluntarily stepping down as speaker, the day many view as pivotal to putting him in that position of power was far less orderly.