Bill was interviewed by WGBH radio regarding the issues posed by the development of self-driving cars

January 2nd, 2018

A team of state officials got a preview of what Massachusetts could look like when fleets of autonomous vehicles take to the streets and highways in the coming years. Read Here

Bill was a guest on NECN’s Broadside news show regarding the collapse of the Boston 2024 Olympics proposal.

July 29th, 2015

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Lawmaker wants T to release on-time data regularly

July 6th, 2015

Representative William Straus, a Mattapoisett Democrat who serves as the cochair of the Joint Transportation Committee, asked the transportation department and the MBTA to release daily data on the performance of the subway, bus, and commuter rail system. Read more
See a sample of what the MBTA already prepares for a daily service report:  Download

Bill was a guest on May 12th on WGBH’s “Greater Boston” with host Jim Braude to discuss the Governor’s proposal to reform the MBTA.

May 18th, 2015

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ORR basketball players visit state house

May 14th, 2015

Boston — The Old Rochester Regional boys basketball team continues to receive recognition for its state championship win. The young men and their coaches recently met several state officials during an invitation to the Massachusetts State House by Rep. Bill Straus (D.-Mattapoisett).


Governer’s Budget Proposal

March 9th, 2015


Bill appeared as a guest on NECN’s “This Week in Business” to review the Governor’s new budget proposal and the implications for the state’s transportation system.



What’s the Boston 2024 Price Tag?

February 5th, 2015

Bill is interviewed on Broadside



Bill is interviewed by Jim Braude

September 26th, 2014

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House Approves Straus Bill to Ban Cellphone Robo-Calls

July 28th, 2014

BOSTON — The House has passed legislation banning robo-calls or automated texts to cell phones. Read More


House passes Bill’s Student Privacy proposal

May 31st, 2014

Read the Op-Ed article he wrote about this in the May 1, 2014 edition of the Standard Times read more