Stan Schlueter

Founder and Principal Owner

Stan Schlueter has been actively involved in the Texas legislative process for 41 years, across 22 sessions. He served in the Texas Legislature from 1977-1989. Since 1989, Stan has served as Principal and owner of The Schlueter Group, a legislative and government consulting firm. He has been named as one of the Top Hired Gun Lobbyist in Austin since opening his door and The Schlueter Group has regularly been named as one of the Top Lobby Firms in Texas.

During his tenure in the legislature, Stan was named “Ten Best” by Texas Monthly Magazine. While in the legislature Stan served on numerous committees and he Chaired Calendars, Ways and Means, and the Financial Institutions committees. He served on the Legislative Budget Board Committee, Legislative Audit Committee, and the Texas Legislative Council Committees. As a member he was also named to the All-Decade Honor Roll.

A few of the many honors Stan has received are from:

Texas Monthly

  • 71st Legislature named Schlueter one of 10 Best Legislators "The most brilliant use of power since the light bulb."

The Dallas Morning News

  • 70th Legislature named Schlueter one of "7 Best Legislators" used a combination of technical skill and powerful personality, Schlueter has made himself one of the most powerful forces in the House." Cited Schlueter for his wide range of knowledge in tax and parliamentary procedures.

Capitol Inside

  • Schlueter has been ranked annually as a “Top Hired Gun” by Capitol Inside and is named to the “Texas Lobby Hall of Fame.” The Schlueter Group has also been ranked as one of the “Top Lobby Teams” by Capitol Inside.

Legislation Authored During Tenure in the House

  • The Rainy Day Fund

  • Texas Growth Fund

  • Redfish Protection Act

  • Repeal of the State Property Tax

  • Texas Lemon Law

  • Gasoline Storage Remediation Act

  • Texas Adoption Registry

  • 1/2 Cent Sale Tax to Cities & Counties Not Having an MTA for Property Tax Reduction

  • First legislation creating a University in Central Texas (now Texas A & M Central Texas)

  • Texas Superfund for Cleanup of Texas Hazardous Waste Sites

  • Rewriting of the Family Code Pertaining to Child Support and Visitation

Organizations Stan Is or Has Been A Member Of Include

  • Texas Children’s Council on Abuse and Neglect

  • Texas State Children's Council, Member

  • Baylor Alumni Association, Board, Lifetime member

  • Bears for Leadership Reform, Board

  • Texas Comptroller's Tax Liaison Commission

  • Baylor College of Medicine Prostate Cancer Research Board of Directors, Member

  • Children's Advocacy Center, Board

  • Baylor Bear Foundation, Founding Member

  • Professional Advocacy Association of Texas, Founding Board Member

  • Baylor Letterman’s Association, Lifetime Member

  • Killeen Independent School District Distinguished Alumni Award

Stan graduated from Baylor University with a B.B.A. where he played on the varsity basketball team, and he went on to receive his M.B.A. from North Texas State University.

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