Texas

Publications

, The American Spectator
Could Sunday Liquor Sales Be Coming to Texas?
Josiah Neeley

Every state has its own quirky alcohol laws. Years ago, I lived in Indiana and was chagrined to discover that it was illegal to serve alcohol on election day while the polls were open. This I…

Could Sunday Sales Be Coming to Texas?
Josiah Neeley

Every state has its own quirky alcohol laws. Years ago, I
lived in Indiana and was chagrined to discover that it was illegal to serve
alcohol on election day while the polls were open. This I…

Testimony: Texas House Committee on Corrections
Josiah Neeley

Thank you for the opportunity to testify today regarding criminal
justice reform policies that we believe are critically important. My name is
Josiah Neeley and I am the Texas Director for the R…

, Insurance Journal
Texas Sunset Commission States the Obvious: TWIA Is Financially Unsustainable
Josiah Neeley

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA), the state-created residual market that provides windstorm insurance policies in 14 designated coastal counties, suffers from “fundamental flaws” in…

, American Action Forum
Texas—and free market competition—survive heat wave
Media Coverage

From American Action Forum:
Price formation in electricity markets typically is a combination of the short-term price formation via “energy markets” and the longer-term price formation via…

What’s hotter than a Texas summer? The state’s electricity industry, that’s what.
Ann Phelan

Washington (September 12) – The electricity industry is in the midst of a historical transition, highlighted by plummeting costs for clean, advanced technologies that can more efficiently replace…

An electric summer update in Texas
Devin Hartman

Texas has the best market structure to signal resource investment and integration, especially for variable and use-limited resources, suggesting that it offers the best model for affordable…

, The Texas Monitor
State storm insurance group’s proposed rate hike gets rained on
Media Coverage

Cited in The Texas Monitor:
“Other states [besides Texas] do a much better job to make sure that the state’s insurer is truly the insurer of last resort,” said Josiah Neely, an analyst from…

, Urbane Cowboys Podcast
Urbane Cowboys (EP 5) Get Smart: A convo with Michael Hendrix on smart cities, social capital and more
Media Coverage

Josiah Neeley and Doug McCullough’s Urbane Cowboys Podcast:

The Urbane Cowboys dare to return. This week they speak with Michael Hendrix, director of state and local policy at…

Why environmentalists should support repealing Texas’ RPS
Josiah Neeley

Like most states, Texas has a renewable portfolio standard (“RPS”), a regulatory mandate that requires a certain amount of electricity in the state to be generated from renewable sources. Enacted…