Texas Speaker Joe Straus is doing a good job

As a member of the Texas House of Representatives, I am approached often with questions on a wide variety of issues affecting our state. A recurring topic is leadership — specifically, Speaker Joe Straus and my opinion of his leadership in the Texas Legislature. Since taking the oath of office on Dec. 23, 2011, I […]

Texas Future “A” Rated Conservative

I am very proud of this designation from TexasFuture.com. Texas is a great place to live, work, and raise a family because our elected officials have made tough decisions over the years – decisions about our education, business, and economic infrastructure. We recognize your state representative, JOHN RANEY, for his work during the 83rd Legislature […]

Honored by Texas A&M

Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp honored the Brazos Valley legislators with awards for our work during the 83rd legislative session. Senator Charles Schwertner, Representative Kyle Kacal and I were each presented with a beautiful glass plaque in gratitude of our support of higher education and Texas A&M University. The presentation took place during the Texas Tribune TribLive […]

Representative Raney Presents Ornament for Texas House Christmas Tree

(AUSTIN, TEXAS) To celebrate Christmas at the Texas State Capitol, State Representative John Raney (R-Bryan) presented the District 14 ornament to hang on the Lone Star Celebration Christmas Tree in the House Chamber. This ornament, designed by Representative Raney’s daughter Beth Raney Hawkins and granddaughter Raney Caroline Hawkins, includes the names of Representative Raney’s six […]