San Antonio businessman, State Representative and Speaker of the Texas House.
RT @JohnLHAtDell: Great to hear from @SpeakerStraus at tonight's @UTAustin Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life dinner, reminding us of…
RT @SarahforHD134: Enjoyed listening to @SpeakerStraus this morning @HRBC1 talking about REAL issues that affect ALL Texans...water, infras…
RT @DeborahKnappTV5: Sharing memories of former First Lady Barbara Bush @SpeakerStraus was scheduled to have lunch with Mrs. Bush and the f…
Mrs. Bush did not just shape the people in her family, which includes some of our finest public servants. She was, herself, a very consequential leader on the world and national stages. facebook.com/SpeakerJoeStra… #txlege
Please continue to keep former First Lady Barbara Bush in your thoughts and prayers. facebook.com/SpeakerJoeStra… #txlege
Thank you Jon Barela and the Borderplex Alliance for hosting me in El Paso today. Good to see a lot of friends in this great community. #txlege https://t.co/9tp67iSLqg
Thank you to these Members for agreeing to serve on the House Select Committee on Cybersecurity: @VoteGiovanni (Chair), @vote4ina, @TonyDaleTX, @CesarJBlanco & Rep. Jay Dean. I appreciate the work they will do on this issue. #txlege
Thank you to these Members for agreeing to serve on the Joint Interim Committee on Disclosure of Emergency Call Information: @toddahunter (Chair), @GinaForAustin, @Bailesfortx, @justinaholland & @jarvisjohnsontx. #txlege
RT @goodwillsa: We attended the @NAMI_SanAntonio Visionary Award Luncheon honoring Speaker of the House, @SpeakerStraus for his advocacy of…
Grateful for this recognition and for the chance to visit today with those who are working to improve behavioral health care in our community. #txlege twitter.com/GilbertSATX/st…
I have appointed @RepLongoria, the Vice Chair of the Appropriations Committee, to fill an open spot on the Legislative Budget Board. Thank you for your service and continued leadership. #txlege
Thank you Alamo Heights retired teachers for hosting me Thursday and for your years of outstanding service. #txlege https://t.co/8ysx9AkzmL
My family and I really enjoyed being part of the Witte Museum Tricentennial speakers conference with Mary Margaret McAllen and many other friends who gathered to discuss SA’s first 300 years. #txlege https://t.co/7phz0UnZl5
Our thoughts are with the people of Austin. Thank you to law enforcement and all who are working to protect the public and provide justice for the victims of these terrible acts.
Please keep these students and their families in your thoughts and prayers. #txlege twitter.com/houstonchron/s…
Great story about Alamo Heights HS basketball as the Mules head to the state final four. @AHISD #txlege #txed expressnews.com/sports/high_sc…
RT @SA_ACADEMY: 7th graders were honored to meet Texas Speaker of the House of Representatives Joe Straus today on the floor of the Texas H…
Today I got to thank the volunteers who lead the annual Holiday Wishes campaign, which helps children in the care of CPS have a brighter holiday. Grateful for their work with Partnerships for Children on this. #txlege https://t.co/FekdKaor1D
It was a good night as voters showed strong support for the members of the Texas House. Congratulations to our members on their well-earned victories. #txlege
RT @reedgalen: .@SpeakerStraus shows that good politics, good policy and good people can make a difference and win elections. https://t.co/…
Not enough Texans vote in primary elections. Let's begin to change that today. Polls are open until 7 p.m. #txlege https://t.co/ZNfrwsdmUN
RT @NOWCastSA: "The March 6 primary is not your last chance to influence government's direction from Washington on down, but it is one of y…
Great day for San Antonio as we opened the new Family Adventure Garden at the @SABotGarden. #txlege https://t.co/sIgr6PbgDk
If you don't make it to the polls this evening, Friday is the last day of early voting. We need more Texans voting in these key primary contests. #txlege https://t.co/PLPoA5qheW
Got a chance to visit with school superintendents this morning and thank them for the strong local leadership they provide across Texas. #txlege twitter.com/jcostilla/stat…
Thank you to the @ntxcommission for hosting me today to highlight the importance of voting in the primaries and discuss challenges ahead for our state. #txlege https://t.co/Ymjlvz11oV
Teachers, parents, taxpayers need to be heard from in the primary elections. Polls are open this weekend. #txlege joestraus.org/newsletter_pol…
RT @KimHarleSolisSA: "Thank you Speaker Straus from the bottom of my heart, my Longhorn heart, for your dedication to higher education." -…
Good to visit with the latest Leadership San Antonio class today about education's critical role in economic development. #LSA300 #txlege https://t.co/LBWsWs7UXj
Thank you to the following Texans for agreeing to serve on the P-Tech Advisory Council: Dr. Thomas Randle of Lamar Consolidated ISD, Rosena Garcia of Alamo Colleges District, Sandy Dochen of IBM & Glenn Johnson of BASF. #txlege
I wrote a guest column for the Houston Chronicle about the need for more Texans to vote in primary elections. #txlege houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outloo…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Straus: Texans, make your voices heard in primaries houstonchronicle.com/opinion/editor… via @HoustonChron
RT @ChronOpinion: Opinion | Joe Straus says: Go register to vote! houstonchronicle.com/opinion/editor…
This audit is troubling. Taxpayers have a right to expect that HHSC will hold providers to the requirements of their contracts. #txlege expressnews.com/news/local/art…
I'm sorry I could not be there in person this morning to accept, but I want to thank the Texas Association of Mid-Size Schools (which includes @AHISD) for the Golden Apple Award. #txlege #txed
I appreciate our appointees on the School Finance Commission. #txlege twitter.com/nicolekConley/…
Thank you to all of the parents and teachers who work together on behalf of more than 5 million students across Texas. #txlege twitter.com/txstatepta/sta…
Thank you to @AlamoAreaCOG for this recognition and to all of the locally elected officials who provide leadership for our region. #txlege twitter.com/AlamoAreaCOG/s…
RT @NEISD: After monitoring the forecasts for tomorrow NEISD will cancel school on Tuesday Jan. 16 to ensure the safety of students and all…
Today we honor the remarkable life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King. #txlege #MLKDay2018 https://t.co/7ALVE23hWr
Thank you @dr_sheffield, @DonnaHowardTX & @BurnsForTexas for agreeing to serve on the Joint Committee on Prescribing & Dispensing Controlled Substances. Rep. Sheffield will co-chair. #txlege
RT @pfikac: Millions of dollars will help upgrade, then replace San Antonio State Hospital expressnews.com/news/local/art… via @expressnews
I’m grateful for your support of our work and priorities over the last year. #txlege https://t.co/6yFwXHKKwN
Happy to announce this morning that I'm appointing Randy Erben to the Texas Ethics Commission. #txlege
Thank you to the House's new appointees to the Sunset Advisory Commission: Reps. Paddie, Lambert & Nevarez. I'm also appointing Ron Steinhart of Dallas as our public member. #txlege @chrispaddie @poncho_nevarez
Today I'm appointing 5 members to the Joint Interim Committee on Higher Education Formula Funding: @TrentAshbyTX (co-chair), @DonnaHowardTX, @RepJRod, @RaneyForTexas & Rep. Geanie Morrison. Thank you for serving. #txlege
Ruth Jones McClendon was a tireless fighter for justice...a person of principle and decency. Each of us who served w/ her was inspired by her integrity and tenacity. #txlege https://t.co/EgUehmwEnb
Ruth Jones McClendon was a tireless fighter for justice...a person of pinciple and decency who spoke for those whose voice is too often not heard. #txlege facebook.com/SpeakerJoeStra…
Thank you to these Madison High School students from @neisd for their beautiful Christmas performance in the Capitol yesterday. #txlege https://t.co/HzG3NCJFo1
RT @HealthyTexans: Thank you @SpeakerStraus for standing up for Texas children and good policy #ExtendCHIP #txlege twitter.com/speakerstraus/…
Bill McRaven has provided strong, visionary leadership for the UT System. I'm grateful that he’s served our state in this capacity. #txlege
As I stressed to the @gacc97 on Wednesday, Congress needs to reauthorize CHIP, which covers more than 400,000 Texas children from working families. #txlege nytimes.com/interactive/20…
Honored to receive Joe M. Kilgore Award for Public Service from the Greater Austin Crime Commission (@gacc97). Thank you Adm. Bobby Inman for the kind introduction. (photo courtesy @bobphoto) #txlege https://t.co/Rkpw59r2TG
RT @Max_Gorden: @SpeakerStraus .@SpeakerStraus: “in order to be pro-business, you need to support public education” #TXLege
Just a normal December Thursday night in San Antonio. #txlege https://t.co/ySN5h6W4y6
RT @NEISD: NEISD is monitoring the weather conditions carefully and is in contact with area police departments and the Texas Department of…
Thank you #txlege staff 4 generously supporting the Holiday Wishes campaign. Gifts you purchased for kids in foster care being wrapped now. https://t.co/aJCidrNqzd
RT @teainfo: It’s one of our favorite days at TEA – we’re helping to wrap gifts for the Speaker’s Holiday Wishes program. We thank @Speaker…
The 2017 Texas House Christmas Tree is up. #txlege https://t.co/6xBRfhxlhU
RT @GHPartnership: Bob Harvey introducing @SpeakerStraus. "On behalf of all of us, Thank you for your hard work to make #Texas a great plac…
Thank you Texas Christmas Tree Growers Assoc. for delivering 3 trees Monday. The big tree arrives in the House cham… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Julie and I are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of State Trooper Damon Allen. Please keep his family and fellow… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
My family and I would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! #txlege https://t.co/0OUPh5AYzQ
Ensuring the continuity of CHIP is a priority of the Texas House. #txlege twitter.com/quorumreport/s…
Thank you @visit_dallas for hosting me today to talk about the future of our economy. Great to see Dallas-area Hous… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @ecochica11: Schools are the best economic development tool we have. Many of the best efforts are happening right here in @dallasschools…
RT @quorumreport: speaker straus says house administration will create an updated sexual harassment policy: bit.ly/2zEFxdS #txlege
On this #VeteransDay2017, please take time to remember and thank those who have served our country in uniform.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Please keep the families affected by today’s shooting in South Texas in your prayers. We grieve for the victims of this awful tragedy.
Dallas Morning News editorial on the House Committee on Economic Competitiveness. #txlege twitter.com/DMNOpinion/sta…
Julie and I really appreciate all the kind calls, messages & words of support. Our service to Texas continues on. #txlege
RT @TXSC_org: Thank you @SpeakerStraus for your service to Texas and your support of public schools. twitter.com/speakerstraus/…
Please see this announcement about my future plans. #txlege facebook.com/SpeakerJoeStra…
RT @pfikac: Bush 'was spot-on in his defense of democracy, free trade, inclusion and civility' says @SpeakerStraus expressnews.com/news/news_colu…
I have also created the Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse. #txlege house.texas.gov/news/press-rel…
I have released more than 230 interim charges, many of which focus on recovery from Hurricane Harvey. #txlege house.texas.gov/news/press-rel…
Great to visit with @TFRW today about the accomplishments of the Texas House. #txlege https://t.co/1gfYf3BW2g
Saw a lot of friends today at @TFRW convention, such as Charlotte Canaday and Patsy Taylor from San Antonio. #txlege https://t.co/VQSfDR4Hux
RT @SanAntonioEDF: Congratulations @gmfinancial on the grand opening of your new facility! Welcome to San Antonio! https://t.co/KNEjR4UGnW
Great to be part of Tuesday's groundbreaking for the new home of the @UTHealthSA Barshop Institute for Longevity &… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
I've formed the Committee on Economic Competitiveness to focus on attracting jobs and the best and brightest worker… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @AHISD: It's parade day!! See ya at 4:30 pm along AH BLVD! Carnival, 5-6:30 pm; Pep Rally & Bonfire, 7 pm. #BringtheBlue #Homecoming
RT @PlanoFFs2149: #firefighters with @SpeakerStraus after today's luncheon. #txlege https://t.co/MKyMCa3FeU
RT @DRCpublicpolicy: @SpeakerStraus: being pro-business isn’t just looking @ economic incentives anymore. It’s also education & quality of…
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the officer whose life was taken tonight and the entire Texas Tech community. #txlege
TEA announces efforts to see that schools that lost enrollment because of Harvey are not punished financially.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Good pitch, Mr. Mayor, and great win by the @astros! #txlege twitter.com/sylvesterturne…
A well-educated workforce supports and encourages job growth in the private sector. #txlege https://t.co/tBogBigBwK
Thank you Seguin Deputy Chief Bruce Ure & all who responded to help victims of the horrific Las Vegas shooting. mysanantonio.com/news/local/art…
At last weekend's Texas Tribune Festival, I highlighted the Legislature's work to improve mental health care in Tex… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @Conservgal: Thank you @SpeakerStraus for your quality work and dedication to a well ran House and strong #txlege you are appreciated!…
RT @TXMind: Thank you Mr. Speaker for your leadership @SpeakerStraus #txlege #mentalhealth twitter.com/SpeakerStraus/…
RT @stefniehancock: Alamo Heights Jr School Band playing at the Harvey Benefit Concert. #ahjsband https://t.co/E3cj0LIDO1
Concert tonight: @ahisd students performing to raise money for Hurricane Harvey victims. #txlege #txed ksat.com/news/alamo-hei…
RT @GeorgeHWBush: Gov. @RicardoRossello reports Puerto Rico is facing an urgent situation. We must help. Private citizens can through https…
This is a great accomplishment! Proud of these students and the teachers who helped them get here. #txlege #txed twitter.com/neisd/status/9…
Always good to see friends from San Antonio. #txlege #goSpursgo https://t.co/FEjhnZD307
 
 
 
 
 
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