Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
The Texas House formally re-elected San Antonio Republican Speaker Joe Straus. In a 132-15 record vote, members chose to stick with the moderate, "will-of-the-House" speaker as opposed to overthrowing him with someone more conservative. Two lawmakers, including State Rep. Jason Isaac, were present but didn't vote.
Wednesday, February 13th, 2008
The latest round of campaign finance disclosures show Rose is holding his own in the fund raising race even relative to the speaker, a position traditionally at least as powerful as the governor and a symbol of...