House Speaker Joe Straus and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick at a Texas Legislative Budget Board meeting last year.
House Speaker Joe Straus and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick at a Texas Legislative Budget Board meeting last year. Laura Skelding The Texas Tribune
House Speaker Joe Straus and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick at a Texas Legislative Budget Board meeting last year. Laura Skelding The Texas Tribune

Special session sniping underway before the opening gavels

July 17, 2017 4:55 PM