San Antonio businessman, State Representative and Speaker of the Texas House.
@randrewwhite says the 2018 election is most critical because of the retirement of @SpeakerStraus who has kept the safe state from more extreme Republican ideas, like the bathroom bill. Without him, more tree ordinances, more tax cuts.
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
It was my honor this week to be named a Legislative Champion by the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute. (photo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
I'm very fortunate to get to work with smart and talented folks like Heather Fleming in our office. #txlege twitter.com/cobychase/stat…
RT @briantwoods1: Well said, sir. I would add that our school are the best tool to continue our democracy as well. twitter.com/TxStrategy/sta…
I'm pleased to announce that I'm appointing Dr. Mahendra Patel of San Antonio to the @CPRITTexas Oversight Committee. #txlege
It's important that we work together on issues that will support private-sector growth, like strong schools, colleg… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @TCEQNews: TCEQ's tips for curbside sorting of post-hurricane waste. go.usa.gov/xReSS https://t.co/2Mp7dqcsDQ
RT @TXSC_org: Thank you @SpeakerStraus for asking House Ed Committee to study Harvey's impact on students and schools. https://t.co/ngljB1…
RT @JulieChang1: Three of the five Harvey-related interim charges that @SpeakerStraus just released are related to #txed. #txlege https://t…
Today I'm issuing 5 interim charges related to Harvey: 3 to Pub Ed, 1 to Appropriations, 1 to Nat Resources #txlege house.state.tx.us/news/press-rel…
RT @safoodbank: We'd like to thank @SpeakerStraus and his wife Julie for helping us collect items for our hurricane relief efforts! https:/…
Thank you Eric Cooper & @safoodbank for your tireless efforts in recent weeks & for collecting donations at… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Really appreciate the warm reception that Julie & I received today. Great to see so many friends. #txlege twitter.com/pattijlarsen/s…
RT @lauraelizabethm: "Our public schools are the best economic development tools that we have." #ThanksSpeakerStraus @SpeakerStraus @sacham…
RT @FourPriceTX: Thank you San Antonio PD Pipes & Drums for your stirring music at the Capitol today. #txlege https://t.co/vpO3CJmNBS
RT @TACSnet: This year's TACS "Pulling for Children" awards go to @SpeakerStraus @DanHuberty @DiegoBernalTX Thank you for prioritizing kids…
Thank you Texas Association of Community Schools for this honor. Proud to work w/ these colleagues to support publi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Today we remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks & give thanks for first responders & the members of… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the victims of the massive earthquake that hit Mexico late last night. #txlege
Also want to thank the 1st responders, volunteers & local leaders, including many in San Antonio, who've done so mu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
My campaign is giving $100,000 to the Rebuild Texas Fund. Thank you Gov Abbott & Michael & Susan Dell for establish… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @MarkWigginsTX: Happy birthday @SpeakerStraus! 🎂 Thank you for standing strong for Texas schools! 👩‍🏫👨‍🎓🍎💪 #txlege #txed https://t.co/hh…
This is really great: @neisd students collecting donations for Texas children affected by Harvey. #txlege #txed twitter.com/NEISD/status/9…
A few of the ways you can help those affected by Harvey. #txlege joestra.us/2vKr1vl
RT @COSAGOV: Mayor @Ron_Nirenberg announces new fund coordinated by @SAAFdn to support relief efforts. Go to saafdn.org #compa…
RT @houstonpolice: Our officers conducting rescue operations in our city around the clock. Please STAY OFF the roadways and help us by hel…
RT @vote4ina: S. TX Blood & Tissue Center/@connectforlife is in critical need of blood donors.Call (210) 731-5990 to set up an…
RT @RedCross: Help those affected by #HurricaneHarvey. Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS or text HARVEY to 90999 to make…
A real hero, and fortunately, one of many in Houston today. #txlege twitter.com/abcpolitics/st…
RT @NEISD: North East ISD schools will remain open on Monday, August 28 for the First Day of School. Learn more: ow.ly/fjPg30eI3Nj
RT @USCG: To report a #harvey emergency you must call numbers below or 911 for assistance. If busy keep trying. Do not report distress on s…
Great resource for anyone looking to help in San Antonio. And thank you. twitter.com/safoodbank/sta…
RT @COSAGOV: .@safoodbank is the official coordinator for donations of $$$ & materials supporting #HurricaneHarvey. More info @ https://t.c…
RT @safoodbank: Most needed items for #HurricaneHarvey relief: nonperishable food, baby food, diapers, hygiene items. Drop off at our wareh…
Thank you to all who are helping our fellow Texans. twitter.com/redcross/statu…
Update for the San Antonio area coming in a few minutes. #txlege twitter.com/cosagov/status…
Thank you to all who are working to prepare our community for #Harvey. twitter.com/bexarcounty/st…
RT @NEISD: All student activities have been cancelled for Sat. Aug. 26, including SAT testing--makeup date is now scheduled for Sept.16.
 
 
 
 
 
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