AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Another Special Session, Executive Order on the Border, Paxton v. Bush

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
August 6, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team talks about Gov. Abbott’s new agenda for another special session, critical race theory bans proposed in the legislature, a border-related executive order from the governor blocked by a federal judge, the financial impact of UT leaving the Big 12, the influence of a Trump endorsement in the aftermath of 2020, new squabbles in the political rivalry between Ken Paxton and George P. Bush, developments in the James Younger case, a Dallas County commissioner suing county Judge Clay Jenkins over a mask mandate, the City of Austin’s packed August agenda, accusations leveled against Travis County’s district attorney, an impending legal fight for a Texas suppressor bill passed this year, actions taken in Hidalgo County in response to the release of asylum seekers, and more.



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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.