AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Abbott Launches Campaign, County GOP Censures Governor, Rice University Sued

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
January 14, 2022
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 for the unborn movement continuing to gain traction, a new lawsuit over private property and the Endangered Species Act, developments in Heartbeat Bill litigation, a lawmaker officially launching her bid for Austin mayor, and updates on crime and policing in some of Texas’ biggest cities.


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Daniel Friend

Daniel Friend is the Marketing and Media Manager for The Texan. After graduating with a double-major in Political Science and Humanities, he wrote for The Texan as a reporter through June 2022. In his spare time, you're likely to find him working on The Testimony of Calvin Lewis, an Abolition of Man-inspired novel and theatrical podcast.