Tech on top, state speaker says

Texas Tech leads the pack for a key research designation, the leader of the state House of Representatives told a Lubbock audience on Thursday.

Written by: Jessica Behnham

Texas Tech leads the pack for a key research designation, the leader of the state House of Representatives told a Lubbock audience on Thursday.

"I venture to say that Texas Tech is at the top of the list for becoming our state's next Tier 1 institution," Rep. Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, told an audience of almost 1,000.

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