State House Speaker Joe Straus on the floor as the House takes up the budget on April 6, 2017.
State House Speaker Joe Straus on the floor as the House takes up the budget on April 6, 2017. Laura Skelding The Texas Tribune
State House Speaker Joe Straus on the floor as the House takes up the budget on April 6, 2017. Laura Skelding The Texas Tribune

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