2018 Election Update

Texas Lobby Group 2018 Election Update: Emerging from the lull of the holiday break, the 2018 election cycle is in full swing with the March primaries less than two months away. The cash on hand semiannual reports were due for candidates and state officeholders last Tuesday and with that there were a few surprising reports,…

2018 Election Update

The 2018 election cycle is looking to be a busy one, with 7 congressional retirements and numerous State House retirements, including the Speaker of the House, Joe Straus. As such, the Legislative deck is being shuffled. Early voting for primaries begins on February 20, 2018, and primary Election Day lands on March 6, 2018. The…

Speaker Straus Announces House Committee Assignments

Full listings linked below: AUSTIN – Speaker Joe Straus on Thursday announced Texas House committee assignments for the 85th Legislature. “We want to utilize Members’ strengths and allow them to work on issues that matter to their districts,” said Speaker Straus, R-San Antonio. There are 38 standing committees in the House. In addition, Speaker Straus…