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Pleasing Some Lawmakers Some of the Time

Mark P. Jones

Pleasing Some Lawmakers Some of the Time.

The Texas House under Speaker Joe Straus was more conservative in 2011 than in 2009, but not as conservative as in 2003. For opposite reasons, that was good and bad news for lawmakers from both parties. Published Dec. 18, 2012, by The Texas Tribune.