Legislators get firsthand look at West Texas' economic challenges

During his recent visit to Lubbock for a tour of Texas Tech, Straus told The Avalanche-Journal's editorial board that he would support job-creation legislation 'wherever it comes from' because he believes it should be a priority for the state government.

During his recent visit to Lubbock for a tour of Texas Tech, Straus told The Avalanche-Journal's editorial board that he would support job-creation legislation "wherever it comes from" because he believes it should be a priority for the state government.

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