Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
ELECTION 2016 | Bucking a majority of his colleagues in the Legislature, State Rep. Jason Isaac is urging Republican voters to choose U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio over U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the March 1 primary. The Dripping Springs Republican is one of five Rubio campaign co-chairs in Texas.
Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Texas' elected leaders lashed out Tuesday at President Obama's executive orders prompting more background checks during gun purchases. But those officials offered no specifics on how they planned to fight Obama's actions.
Sunday, June 7th, 2015
Texas State University Chancellor BRIAN McCALL writes that lawmakers made a firm commitment to higher education at a time when other states are struggling to keep their colleges and universities open, accessible and affordable.
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
ANDREW SANSOM, who leads the San Marcos-based Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, writes in support of proposed legislation that would “firmly dedicate future appropriations of the sporting goods sales tax exclusively to state and local...
Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
The morning after a major bill to authorize spending billions of dollars on state water projects faltered in the House, Speaker Joe Straus' office released a statement saying he wouldn't "let a technicality seal the debate...
Monday, February 18th, 2013
Joe Straus became the speaker of the Texas House in 2009, when Democrats and Republicans had nearly even numbers in that body. Every deal had to be brokered. Party lines were soft.
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
After the last of his challengers dropped out Tuesday, San Antonio Republican Joe Straus was elected to a third term as speaker of the Texas House. State Rep. Jason Isaac was among those who delivered a nominating...
Monday, October 22nd, 2012
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus today named State Rep. Jason Isaac, a Dripping Springs Republican, to a newly created interim committee charged with making recommendations on how to encourage manufacturing in Texas.
Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
Texas lawmakers are mulling ways to raise more money for roads during next year’s legislative session and two proposals are drawing the strongest interest.
Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus promised to work on water issues and protect private property rights at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association annual meeting Tuesday in Austin.