Joe Straus

Donor Dollars Over Hurricane Survivors 

Donor Dollars Over Hurricane Survivors 

For most, Hurricane Harvey meant rescue, recovery, and rebuilding, but one state lawmaker’s primary concern is the impact Harvey had on his campaign fundraising. State Rep. Wayne Faircloth (R-Galveston) is hosting an Austin fundraiser with special guest House Speaker...
Wayne Faircloth Fundraising with Joe Straus

Wayne Faircloth Fundraising with Joe Straus

During primary season, most Republican lawmakers try to distance themselves from their moderate brethren while claiming their conservative victories and bashing the Austin establishment. But, instead of distancing, one lawmaker is cozying up hoping it’ll benefit his...
Burkett Launches Bid Against Bob Hall

Burkett Launches Bid Against Bob Hall

Yet another of Speaker Straus’ Republican allies is choosing to abandon her Texas House seat.  Instead, she’ll try her luck in a campaign for the Texas Senate while criticizing the upper chamber’s “effectiveness.” On Tuesday, State Rep. Cindy Burkett (R–Sunnyvale)...