All statements involving Joe Straus

Says Texas lawmakers last year expanded public education’s share of state spending.

Says state budget deal between Texas House and Senate leaders "funds nursing homes, our public schools and universities and provides financial aid for college students."

"Following the 2009 session," Texas House Speaker Joe Straus "was acknowledged and ‘thanked’ for his ‘tireless efforts’ by Planned Parenthood, the nation’s premier abortion provider."

Says Joe Straus "was co-author of a bill that would have allowed Planned Parenthood to control public school sex education."

Says the Texas House has "a record number of new members joining our ranks."

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