Joe Straus

Stickland on the Power of Gordon Johnson

Stickland on the Power of Gordon Johnson

State Rep. Jonathan Stickland, a conservative Republican from Bedford, recently joined Texas Scorecard Radio to explain the “power behind the throne” in the Texas House. He pointed to Democrat lobbyist Gordon Johnson, the top political advisor to outgoing House...
Rumors: Clardy Campaigning on Coalition Government

Rumors: Clardy Campaigning on Coalition Government

A candidate running for speaker of the Texas House believes he has his election all sewn up according to citizen sources in his district. According to several activists in East Texas, State Rep. Travis Clardy (R-Nacogdoches) has told a number of his constituents that...
Clipping The Puppet Master’s Strings

Clipping The Puppet Master’s Strings

To the chagrin of the Austin establishment, Texans know who Joe Straus is, the disgraced outgoing speaker of the Texas House. Straus has been the face of a coalition of Democrats, crony Republicans and lobbyists working to thwart the reform agendas of conservatives....