House Representative

Straus, Joe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/28/2015

SPEAKER STRAUS APPLAUDS THE SIGNING OF HOUSE BILL 4

Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 4 into law Thursday. The legislation will implement high-quality education standards for pre-kindergarten programs across Texas. Following the signing, House Speaker Joe Straus (San Antonio) released the following statement:

“House Bill 4 will improve public education and help prepare Texas children for academic excellence. I want to thank Governor Abbott for putting a spotlight on the issue and the House for giving this bill overwhelming support.”