Speaker Straus announces he will not seek re-eleciton
Speaker Joe Straus announced his intention to not seek re-election earlier this morning via email to supporters and social media. The Speaker also held a brief press conference and made remarks regarding his decision.
As with any change among the leadership of the state, this decision will carry significant impacts for the Legislature and the coming election cycle. The entire Texas Star Alliance team is closely monitoring developments and we encourage our clients to reach out to discuss implications for you and your policy areas.