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This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Governor Greg Abbott accusing President Joe Biden of “squelching dissent” with an FBI raid on Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, Abbott’s offer to hire FBI agents dissatisfied with the organization, a former Richardson mayor sentenced to prison for corruption, the Texas Comptroller’s inve…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses a federal judge striking down Texas’ residence verification for voter registration, a Dallas resolution to protect access to abortion, a new “sanctuary city for the unborn” in Texas, the boons for renewable energy in the Inflation Reduction Act, flyover inspections of emissions in the Pe…
 
This week on The Texan's "Weekly Roundup," the team discusses the countdown to Texas’ abortion trigger ban, fundraising data from Greg Abbott and Beto O’ Rourke in the governor’s race, Parker County Commissioners Court declaring an invasion, the Fifth Circuit upholding Texas’ ban on mask mandates, Abbott promoting the federal CHIPS Act, a border ag…
 
This week on The Texan's "Weekly Roundup," the team discusses the Texas Democrats reelecting their chair but failing to pass a platform, lawmakers condemning the decisions made during the Uvalde shooting, the state’s lawsuit against the Biden administration for abortion guidance, Texas Democrats’ attempts to circumvent state abortion laws, the rise…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses how the grid held up despite the heat, terroristic threats made against Texas lawmakers, the contents of Sen. John Cornyn’s gun control proposal, a Texas congresswoman seeking to protect out-of-state travel for abortion, a poll showing Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo in a dead heat agai…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses how public school districts compare with charter schools after the release of this year’s STAAR scores, calls to replace the official accused of mishandling benefits for families of victims of the Uvalde shooting, a Smith County constable arrested on charges of theft and official oppress…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses all things Roe v. Wade — giving you the full rundown breaking down the Dobbs decision, abortion clinics halting abortions in Texas, a judge blocking DAs from enforcing bans, the Texas Democratic Party calling on local officials not to enforce pro-life laws, and Texas lawmakers preparing …
 
Welcome to a special edition of The Texan’s Voices of Texas podcast. Our team spent most of last week covering the Texas GOP Convention, and chatted with dozens of elected officials, candidates, and insiders. This episode is a compilation of interviews with the following Texas GOP grassroots leaders: 00:45 - Matt Rinaldi 06:30 - Jill Glover 12:52 -…
 
Welcome to a special edition of The Texan’s Voices of Texas podcast. Our team spent most of last week covering the Texas GOP Convention, and chatted with dozens of elected officials, candidates, and insiders. This episode is a compilation of interviews with the following candidates from across the state: 0:00:42 - Julian Ramirez 0:05:19 - Nate Scha…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) being booed at the Texas GOP convention, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick taking aim at the House, the reelection of Matt Rinaldi as state Republican chairman, testimony from law enforcement officials on Uvalde, a Texas senator suing the Texas Department of Public Service, Co…
 
Welcome to a special edition of The Texan’s Voices of Texas podcast. Our team spent most of last week covering the Texas GOP Convention, and chatted with dozens of elected officials, candidates, and insiders. This episode is a compilation of interviews with the following elected officials: 0:00:42 - Rep. Bryan Slaton 0:10:40 - Comptroller Glenn Heg…
 
Welcome to a special edition of The Texan’s Voices of Texas podcast. Our team spent most of last week covering the Texas GOP Convention, and chatted with dozens of elected officials, candidates, and insiders. We’ll be releasing a series of podcasts with those conversations, so stay tuned. This first installment is a conversation with Sen. Ted Cruz …
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses what there is to see at the Texas GOP Convention, Mayra Flores flipping a congressional district in South Texas red, Uvalde Police Chief Pete Arredondo’s response to national scrutiny, the role of guns in the Texas governor’s race, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dade Phelan’s cooperati…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses new information about the police response to the Uvalde shooting, elected officials butting heads over the legislative response to the massacre, developments in the lawsuit of victims of the Sutherland Springs shooting against the federal government, the attorney general’s investigation …
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses law enforcement responding to the tragedy in Uvalde, Gov. Abbott calling for the legislature to create new committees, Texas lawmakers calling for a special session to address gun control measures, two students arrested for terroristic threats, trends with teachers unions and State Board…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the results of the primary runoff elections, including the runoffs for statewide races like attorney general, lieutenant governor, land commissioner, and railroad commissioner; federal and Texas House and Senate races; and local elections in Harris, Bexar, and Tarrant counties. The team …
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses how some pro-choice district attorneys plan to not prosecute abortion crimes, what the Electric Reliability Council has to say about the Texas power grid, rising numbers of encounters with illegal aliens, the partisan leanings of all of Texas’ counties, what Texans think about Gov. Greg …
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the conservative trend in last weekend’s school board races, the results of over 200 bond proposals on ballots, a San Antonio school official pressuring employees to vote for a bond, Gov. Greg Abbott inching closer to support for school vouchers, developments in Texas’ social media censo…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the latest on the leaked Roe v. Wade Supreme Court opinion — including what the reversal of Roe would mean in Texas and how officials on both sides of the aisle are reacting, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) holding a federal nominee at bay, ranking of Texas members of Congress according to how ofte…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses what’s on the ballot on the May 7 elections, the tragic passing of a Texas national guardsman, Abbott and Patrick finally chiming in on the whistleblower lawsuit against Attorney General Ken Paxton, a two-year-old Honduran boy rescued by border agents, the donation of three Bitcoin minin…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Austin considering a universal basic income program, revelations about the state-funded Liberty Institute at UT, state officials debating whether the border crisis counts as an “invasion,” Wendy Davis filing a lawsuit against the Texas Heartbeat Act, home appraisals in the Austin area sk…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Sen. Ted Cruz endorsing opposite candidates of the governor, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and Gov. Greg Abbott trading critiques of border policies, a new agreement between Texas and a Mexican state, a rule change from the Biden administration on ATF gun records, controversy surro…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Gov. Abbott announcing voluntary bus rides for illegal aliens to Washington, D.C., Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick saying he’s “done with Disney,” the governor endorsing in GOP runoffs and how that support is at odds with his pro-school choice statements, the Chick-fil-A and San Antonio airport con…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Starbucks unionizing in Texas, a city revisiting a local ban on abortion after rejecting one in 2020, illegal immigration numbers in Biden’s first year in office, the president of one of the world’s largest financial companies addressing an accusation of divesting from fossil fuel busine…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the Texas senators questioning Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Beto O’Rourke making contradictory statements on the campaign trail, a new poll regarding Hispanic Texans’ opinions on border security, allegations of misconduct at a Bastrop shelter for female sex trafficking victims, a redistr…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the second anniversary of Governor Abbott’s COVID-19 disaster declaration, the head of the Texas Military Department being switched out amid controversy, a spike in youth suicides in the pandemic years, a pro-gambling PAC donating to Texas candidates, a recount being called for by a Texa…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Beto O'Rourke being sued by an energy CEO and Gov. Greg Abbott donor, a major hospital opting against conducting sex-change drug treatments for minors, a congressman aiming to destroy ATF firearm records, the Texas House speaker’s effort to support some GOP incumbents, Abbott examining t…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the results of the 2022 primary election in Texas. What was the most shocking upset? What was the closest call? What are our biggest takeaways? What can we expect going into the November midterms? We talk through all the details and break down the state’s most notable races and results. …
 
On this episode of our "Weekly Roundup" podcast, the reporting team discusses state officials revisiting the issue of puberty blockers and transitional surgeries for minors, a Republican race centered around police unions, attorneys for the indicted Austin police officers going to bat for their clients, the Austin Public Library paying students to …
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the start of early voting, AOC campaigning in the state, a Texas congressman aiming to cancel student loan debt, the federal government donating border wall materials, a new lawsuit from Texas challenging another of the Biden administration’s COVID-19 policies, the race to replace Congre…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the weekend’s winter storm and how the grid weathered, a Republican congressman pushing back on vaccine mandate funding, overcrowding at border facilities, South Texas districts that Republicans are eyeing, campaign updates, a Texas congressman making allegations against Capitol Police, …
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Trump’s Conroe rally and the Texas officials in attendance, updates on the energy grid in light of the cold front hitting the state, how abortion numbers have fared since implementation of the Heartbeat bill, a Laredo border chief at odds with his guardsmen, a congressman expressing conc…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses a response from the Texas military addressing accusations levied at the department, how Texas suppressor manufacturers are responding to a new state law meant to exempt them from federal regulation, candidates refusing an endorsement from an advocacy group, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. …
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses new fundraising numbers in Texas’ hottest campaigns, a top state official’s consultant being indicted for theft, the stances GOP gubernatorial candidates have taken on property tax reform, details surrounding suicides in the National Guard and criticisms levied at Governor Abbott, the Te…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Abbott officially launching his reelection campaign, a county Republican party censuring the governor, a lawsuit against Rice University over a “conspiracy” that privileges wealthy students, the latest Omicron numbers in Texas, a rundown of the latest border stories, the sanctuary cities…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Beto O’Rourke blaming the governor for child COVID hospitalizations, Abbott suing the Biden administration, a federal judge blocking a vaccine and mask mandate for the Head Start program, the state announcing a shortage in monoclonal antibody treatments, a lawsuit over vaccine requiremen…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the field of candidates running for lieutenant governor, the attorney general opening up an investigation into certain pharmaceutical companies regarding puberty blockers, a certain “Rick Perry” running for governor, a new redistricting lawsuit, a fatal car chase resulting from a human s…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team talks through the Biden administration suing Texas over redistricting, the attorney general weighing in on gender modification procedures for minors, four Texas Democrats taking a stance opposite of the White House, recent border rescues by Customs and Border Protection agents, some Texas school m…
 
John Ealer, Executive Producer/Director, joins the podcast to discuss his CNN Original (now on HBO Max) documentary, "The Story of Late Night." John and Ben talk about the history of late-night television, the rise of Johnny Carson, network/host beef, under appreciated talent like Arsenio Hall & Wanda Sykes, the origin of The Tonight Show, hosts fi…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team covers the bills that became law this week, the number of GOP primary challengers this election season, growing calls for a fourth special session, a famous actor opting not to run for governor, COVID-19 infection rate comparisons at schools with and without mask mandates, the state threatening to…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team covers the latest in lawmaker retirements and campaign announcements, a state legislator switching parties, a federal investigation into a North Texas school district, a redistricting lawsuit in Harris County, a tragic instance of human smuggling at the border, discrepancies in COVID-19 vaccinatio…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team covers how critical race theory implications affected the November election, developments in the federal vaccine mandate lawsuits, a state representative opting to run for Congress, a congressman eyeing a run for attorney general, how illegal border crossing numbers in Texas are trending, the gove…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team covers the results of the November 2 election — including police staffing in Austin, ballot propositions to amend the state constitution, House District 118, and bond packages throughout the state. Additionally, our team discusses more legislator retirements, the governor wading into the debate ov…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses where the candidates for Texas attorney general stand on vaccine mandates, how the governor’s approach to the COVID-19 vaccine debacle has divided conservatives, how Texas House and Senate districts shifted politically since redistricting, a lawmaker asking public school libraries to rep…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the end of the third special session and calls from elected officials for a fourth, more lawmaker retirements, tuition revenue bonds for public universities, attrition in the Austin Police Department, local news workers fired due to their vaccination status, a progressive group in Austin…
 
Actress Nina Bergman joins the podcast to talk about her upcoming World War II thriller, Hell Hath No Fury. Ben and Nina discuss the Fury-Wilder fight, filming during the pandemic, her travels from Europe, breaking into the entertainment industry at 16, finding fulfillment in your work, and more! Make sure to follow @bennakhaima to stay up to date.…
 
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Governor Abbott’s latest vaccine mandate ban after mounting GOP pressure, the U.S. opening the border with Mexico and Canada for fully vaccinated non-essential travelers, Trump placing pressure on the Texas House speaker to pass an election audit bill, an Abbott primary challenger affect…
 
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