Dave McNeely, Author at Port Arthur News


Sunset Commission says Railroad Commission needs new name

By DAVE McNEELY The Texas Railroad Commission, for decades a stepping-stone to higher elective office, should change its name, says the staff of the Sunset ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 11:24 am


EDC plans on streets, housing worth more discussion

The Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation proposed a plan this week that might get the process started for repairing pothole-riddled roads in Port Arthur. The ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Thursday, November 5, 2015 8:36 am


Rick Perry: Adios, My Oval Fling’s Over

Rick Perry’s Adios wasn’t as melodic as Willie Nelson’s “Turn Out The Lights, the Party’s Over.” But it carried the same sentiment. The former Texas ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:31 am


Texas politics: Women’s health in Texas, Colorado

If reducing the number of abortions is actually the goal of Texas Republican politicians, rather than going berserk over a film designed to embarrass Planned ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Friday, July 24, 2015 10:13 am


Effort to start race war May do opposite

The senseless racist murder of nine members of an historic black church in Charleston, S.C., was a sad counterpoint to months of controversy of blacks ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Friday, June 26, 2015 8:45 am


Perry: From “Oops!” to hopes

Rick Perry’s official kickoff in Addison on June 4 for his most recent presidential race was meticulously planned, right down to having a C-130 transport ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Thursday, June 11, 2015 8:46 am

Greg Abbott

Texas politics: Abbott — The $94 Billion Man

While Gov. Greg Abbott revels in a $3.8 billion tax cut proposed for the next two years, it wouldn’t be a stretch to call him ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:38 am


Texas Politics: Marijuana decriminalization snuffed out

The Texas Legislature probably will adjourn June 1 without reducing the penalties for marijuana possession to the level of a traffic ticket. Proponents of the ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:52 am


Texas politics: Comptroller Hegar to the rescue?

Glenn Hegar may have ridden to the rescue — if Texas’ top leaders — and especially Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick — are wise enough to ... Read more

by Dave McNeely, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 3:40 pm