Beth Cortez-Neavel

Blogs, Floor Pass

Perry: More Money for I-69 Means More Business for Texas

Maybe the Trans-Texas Corridor wasn’t so dead after all. Gov. Rick Perry stepped up his support Wednesday morning for new interstate highway construction running from coastal South Texas up through Texarkana. Joined by members of the Alliance for I-69 Texas, Perry … Read More

Blogs, Floor Pass, Hot List

Hot List: 29 Day of the Legislature

The Lead: After a grueling 44 days in court, Travis County District Judge John Dietz issued his ruling yesterday in the school finance trial that will determine the future of public school funding in Texas. The basics: More than 600 … Read More

Blogs, Floor Pass, Hot List

Hot List: Day 28 of the Legislature

The Lead: The Texas House is ready to roll up its collective sleeves and get to work at long last. Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) released the House committee assignments on Thursday before noon, just in time for a lunch … Read More

Blogs, Floor Pass, Texas Legislature Stories

Perry at Pro-Life Rally: Ideal World Is One Without Abortion

This week marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and an estimated 3,000 Texans marched through downtown Austin on Saturday afternoon to protest the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed women the right to choose. The march ended with … Read More

Texas Legislature

Hot List: Day 17 of the Legislature

The Lead: The House and Senate were back in action yesterday after adjourning on Jan. 16 for a (very) long holiday weekend. The House didn’t do much more than honor nurses and some other great people and places around Texas, … Read More


Many Bible Courses in Texas Schools Still Ignore State Law Against Bias

One slide from an Ector County ISD high school presentation reads, “Sad to say mainstream anti-God media do not portray these true facts in the light of faith/But prefer to sceptically [sic] doubt such archaeological proofs of the veracity & historicity of the Biblical account, one of the most accurate history books in the world[.]” Read More