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Statement Regarding Speaker Joe Straus

October 25, 2017
Contact: Lucy Nashed

AUSTIN – Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR) today issued the following statement regarding Speaker Joe Straus’ decision not to run for reelection to the Texas House of Representatives:

“Speaker Straus has been a steadfast champion for a fair, efficient and accessible legal system in Texas, and his support has been critical in helping Texas enact common-sense lawsuit reforms during every session in which he served as speaker,” TLR President Richard J. Trabulsi Jr. said. “Speaker Straus is a gentleman, and his civility has been a hallmark of his public service. We wish him, Julie and their family the best in this new chapter.”