Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a contributor for The Center Square.

Abbott calls second special legislative session to address school property taxes

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday called a second special legislative session, bringing the House back to Austin to work with the Senate to pass property… Read More

June 28, 2023
Abbott signs ‘Save Women’s Sports Act’ into law

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Save Women’s Sports Act into law Thursday, a day after the state filed its 50th lawsuit against the Biden administration… Read More

June 16, 2023
Abbott signs bills banning DEI in public higher education, reforms tenure

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday signed two bills into law designed to reform public higher education institutions in Texas. One bans them from implementing DEI policies… Read More

June 15, 2023
Gov. Abbott signs parental rights, education bills into law

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed four parental rights and education bills into law on Monday and separately expanded virtual learning programs statewide. He did so less… Read More

June 13, 2023
Abbott calls special session after legislature fails to pass school choice, property tax relief

(The Center Square) – After four months of the 88th Regular Session, the Texas Legislature failed to pass Gov. Abbott’s top two priority legislative items; school choice and property tax… Read More

May 30, 2023