The Legislature adjourns sine die on Monday. Early voting for June 10 runoff elections begins Tuesday for most jurisdictions holding them.

House Speaker: In an interview with the San Antonio Express-News, Speaker Joe Straus said he will seek a sixth term as the House’s presiding officer, which would make him the longest-serving speaker in Texas history. Former Speakers Pete Laney (D-Hale Center) and Gib Lewis (D-Fort Worth) each served five terms.

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