By Sen. Kirk Watson
Texas voters once again have the opportunity to decide if the state should invest in cancer research and prevention.
As a cancer survivor and someone who lost both parents to...Read More
AUSTIN – Two legislative aides who worked relentlessly to strengthen the Texas Public Information Act are recipients of this year’s James Madison Award presented by the Freedom of Information Foundati...Read More
Posted on January 16, 2020
First elected in 1926, Senator Margie Neal stood alone as the only woman in the Texas Senate throughout her two terms in office. It’s clear Senator Neal had to endure a lot of mansplaining, including from a reporter who once described her as being overwhelmed by “parliamentary complexities.”
The very next day, Senator Neal set him straight with a powerful speech from the Senate floor.
“The manner in which she spoke drew the spontaneous applause of fellow senators, and possibly went far tow...Read More Share on Twitter Share on Facebook