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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 (R-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.”