AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Abbott’s State of the State, Planned Parenthood Funding, Rare Earth Minerals in Texas

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
February 5, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Governor Abbott’s State of the State Address, federal fundraising numbers, Texas House committee assignments, the governor’s comments on limiting his own emergency powers, developments with Planned Parenthood and Medicaid, a potential reinstatement of the homeless camping and lying ban in Austin, rare earth minerals processing in Texas, human and drug smuggling across the Texas-Mexico border, and gun purchases continuing to spike.

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Michelle Arledge

Michelle Arledge is the Marketing Manager for The Texan. Previously, she worked as the digital marketing manager for both the Manhattan Institute and City Journal magazine in New York City. A Dallas native, Michelle graduated from Baylor University in 2016 with a degree in political science. Outside of work, Michelle spends time worshipping coffee, singing show tunes, and hanging out with her husband and their two rescue dogs.