Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a contributor for The Center Square.

Legislation
Texas senator files historic school choice bill

(The Center Square) – On the first day of the third special legislative session this year, Texas state Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, filed two key companion bills related to education. Read More

October 10, 2023
Legislation
Third special session to address school choice, border security in Texas begins Monday

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called a third special legislative session to begin Monday to address school choice, border security and other initiatives. “I am bringing the… Read More

October 9, 2023
Courts
Federal judge again declares DACA is illegal

(The Center Square) – A federal judge in Texas has now ruled twice that the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is illegal.  U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen… Read More

September 18, 2023
Legislation
New education-related laws now in effect, one blocked in court

(The Center Square) – Three new education-related laws are now in effect. They require public higher education institutions to allow athletes to compete only according to their biological sex, to… Read More

September 5, 2023
Courts
Texas Supreme Court allows ban on minor gender dysphoria surgeries to take effect

(The Center Square) – The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a new state law to go into effect Friday, Sept. 1, prohibiting surgeries and procedures on, and pharmaceutical drugs… Read More

September 5, 2023