Texans for Joe Straus

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Full Name: Joe Straus
Age: 55
Race: White
Occupation: Insurance/ Executive Benefits
Education: B.A., Vanderbilt University
Spouse: Julie
Religion: Jewish

Purpose of this PAC

Supports Joe R. Straus III

Historical Contributions/Expenditures

Top Contributors

Name Total Amount # Contributions
Bob Perry $197,500 16
James Pitcock $150,000 2
Charles Butt $123,100 12
Lawrence and Susan Kellner $110,041 10
Trevor Rees-Jones $108,506 2
Curtis Mewbourne $100,834 3
Associated General Contractors of Texas PAC $94,350 21
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC $92,966 17
Valero PAC $92,500 13
Peter O'Donnell $90,000 6
J. Ralph Ellis $90,000 4
Texas Business and Commerce PAC $89,847 8
Ryan Texas PAC $85,000 4
BLACKRIDGE $84,040 8
Harold Simmons $77,000 5
TREPAC/Texas Association of Realtors PAC $75,000 3
Border Health PAC $75,000 2
Texas Dental Association (DenPac) $73,500 15
Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas PAC $71,502 24
Texas Oil & Gas PAC $64,441 5
FARMERS EMPLOYEE AND AGENT PAC OF TEXAS $61,000 4
Texas Consumer Lenders PAC $61,000 4
AT&T Inc. Texas PAC $60,000 2
JOHN WEISMAN $60,000 3
Ray L. Hunt $59,621 3
Texas Medical Association $57,029 11
AT&T TEXAS PAC $57,000 6
Salem Abraham $51,715 4
Texas Medical Assn. PAC $51,250 4
Texas Assn. of Realtors Political Action Committee $50,920 3

Recent Expenditures

Date Recipient Amount Description
June 30, 2014 Patricia Shipton $1,355 Wages for political consulting
June 30, 2014 Carolyn Scott $190 Wages for campaign/administrative services
June 30, 2014 Cassie Hager $1,355 Wages for campaign/administrative services
June 30, 2014 Mr. John Romano $533 Wages for campaign services
June 30, 2014 Tara Korstad $533 Wages for campaign/administrative services
June 30, 2014 Mr. Jesse Ancira $2,114 Wages for political consulting/legal services
June 30, 2014 Jordan Schultz $1,185 Wages for campaign/administrative services
June 30, 2014 Mrs. Meredith Brewer $1,558 Wages for campaign services
June 30, 2014 Joe Straus Candidate/Officeholder $250,000 Contribution
June 30, 2014 Jordan Schultz $150 Wages for campaign/administrative services
June 30, 2014 Ms. Naomi Miller $577 Wages for campaign services
June 30, 2014 Mary Bush $944 Wages for campaign/administrative services
June 30, 2014 Erin Daly $769 Wages for campaign services
June 30, 2014 Jason Embry $769 Wages for campaign services
June 29, 2014 U.S. Post Office $150 Campaign postage
June 28, 2014 Austin Black Car Service $75 Transportation for Speaker while on officeholder business
June 28, 2014 United Airlines $60 Luggage fee for Speaker Straus to travel on officeholder business
June 28, 2014 American Express $1,246 Credit Card processing Fees
June 27, 2014 Burson Marstellar $25,421 Communications Consultant
June 27, 2014 Sheila Allee $340 Communications Consultant
June 27, 2014 Ozarka Spring Water $156 Capitol office beverage service
June 27, 2014 Olsen + Company, LP $7,542 Direct mail production
June 27, 2014 LHP+Company Inc. $1,581 Political consultant
June 27, 2014 Mr. John Romano $1,432 Mileage reimbursement for campaign work
June 27, 2014 Joe Straus Candidate/Officeholder $50,000 Contribution
June 27, 2014 American Cancer Society $130 Memorial Donation in honor of a Staff Member's family member
June 27, 2014 Intuit $3 Vendor payment processing fees
June 27, 2014 Intuit $19 Payroll processing Fees
June 26, 2014 Dunkin Donuts $157 Capitol office beverage service
June 25, 2014 Tower Aviation $2,630 In-kind contribution on behalf of Rep. Trent Ashby for air transporation to Lufkin

More Expenditures

Summaries

Date Total Contributions Total Expenditures Cash On Hand Office Sought Office Held
July 15, 2014 $1,272,352 $1,054,475 $6,195,495
Feb. 24, 2014 $289,185 $526,450 $5,808,328
Feb. 3, 2014 $81,415 $108,477 $6,052,421
Jan. 15, 2014 $2,738,484 $1,405,625 $6,074,334
July 15, 2013 $47,140 $577,506 $4,711,428
Jan. 15, 2013 $1,091,280 $285,651 $5,279,283
Oct. 29, 2012 $659,126 $170,951 $4,474,756
Oct. 9, 2012 $406,726 $297,718 $3,980,376
July 16, 2012 $468,025 $856,012 $3,956,904
May 21, 2012 $552,051 $469,733 $4,443,687
April 30, 2012 $804,728 $495,624 $4,319,043
Jan. 17, 2012 $1,662,339 $363,523 $4,013,868
Sept. 9, 2011 $273,922 $124,167 $2,768,627
July 15, 2011 $129,000 $447,599 $2,616,279
Jan. 18, 2011 $2,001,335 $527,931 $2,990,685
July 15, 2010 $469,856 $1,683,999 $1,528,021
Feb. 22, 2010 $261,247 $112,388 $2,762,169
Jan. 15, 2010 $1,824,906 $358,692 $2,622,202
July 15, 2009 $721,050 $168,890 $883,700
Jan. 15, 2009 $50,650 $26,562 $647,966
Oct. 27, 2008 $23,400 $5,565 $621,902
Oct. 6, 2008 $43,134 $28,733 $603,722
July 15, 2008 $24,675 $69,371 $585,958
Jan. 15, 2008 $210,946 $32,981 $623,704
Oct. 29, 2007 $5,750 $36,660 $440,839
July 16, 2007 $0 $48,797 $467,916
Jan. 16, 2007 $68,685 $18,879 $508,464
Oct. 30, 2006 $20,975 $12,092 $454,235
Oct. 10, 2006 $35,865 $29,653 $443,929
July 17, 2006 $111,370 $69,295 $431,073
Jan. 17, 2006 $242,100 $43,021 $383,155
July 15, 2005 $174,693 $38,052 $184,076
Jan. 28, 2005 $152,476 $144,605 $0