Straus Touts Record in New TV Ad
House Speaker Joe Straus highlights some of the Texas Legislature's work from the 2013 session in his first TV ad of the year. As in 2012, Straus is facing Matt Beebe in the Republican primary.
House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, highlights some of the Texas Legislature's work from the 2013 session in his first TV ad of the year. In the 30-second ad, Straus highlights his work on a water infrastructure measure that voters approved last year and ending last year's legislative work with a "record amount in the Rainy Day Fund."
As in 2012, Straus is facing Matt Beebe in the Republican primary.
Texas Tribune donors or members may be quoted or mentioned in our stories, or may be the subject of them. For a complete list of contributors, click here.
Quality journalism doesn't come free
Perhaps it goes without saying — but producing quality journalism isn't cheap. At a time when newsroom resources and revenue across the country are declining, The Texas Tribune remains committed to sustaining our mission: creating a more engaged and informed Texas with every story we cover, every event we convene and every newsletter we send. As a nonprofit newsroom, we rely on members to help keep our stories free and our events open to the public. Do you value our journalism? Show us with your support.Yes, I'll donate today