The P.R.I.D.E. board determines where (the money) goes. They allocate it.

The most important thing for us is to save lives.

Tremendous disappointment of millions of taxpayers and teachers and parents over this Legislature's failure to act on property tax relief and education reform.

Represents only a temporary victory for those special interests that want to keep their tax loopholes open, maintain the status quo in education.

Dark economic clouds are dissipating into an emerging blue sky of opportunity.

Because of people like Tom and Christine, America is a place of second chances.

I know they're frustrated. I know they're tired. So are taxpayers.

Using the constitutional authority of the executive branch.

The event is awesome. It is the culmination of a year's worth of very hard work. It brings together the Peninsula's best volunteers, restaurants and wineries. Their generosity is greatly appreciated.

I want Texans to be assured even though this Legislature did not act, I will.

P.G. P.R.I.D.E. supports all of our classrooms in making available funds to purchase supplies and equipment on and above the learning opportunities which enrich and expand our students progress.

When our work is done, parents won't measure our success by how much money we spend, but whether more children learn.

It's really a statement about people coming together to support the students in our community. It's quite significant.