House Representative

Straus, Joe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/22/2013

STATEMENT BY SPEAKER JOE STRAUS ON PASSAGE OF SJR 1

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (San Antonio) released the following statement Wednesday after the House voted 130-16 in favor of Senate Joint Resolution 1:

“The House took an important step today toward securing the reliable water supply needed for continued economic growth. In the coming days I expect the House to conclude a very successful session by taking the final votes necessary to address our water needs, pass a balanced budget, improve public education and make state government more transparent and efficient. I want to thank Members for their work on these critical priorities.”


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