State Rep. Joe Straus (R-San Antonio)
Most recent rating on the Fiscal Responsibility Index: N/A
Cumulative rating on the Fiscal Responsibility Index: C
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House District 121
First elected in 2006
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- Supported levying a “granny tax” on nursing home residents (HB 3778, RV 1048, 80th Legislature)
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Speaker Straus is a native of San Antonio, Texas. He is graduate of Vanderbilt University with a BA in Political Science, and was elected Speaker of the Texas House for the 2009 session and re-elected for the 2011 session. Speaker Straus has served in the Texas House of Representatives since 2006.
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