This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses:
- The debate between Austin’s mayoral candidates over the homeless, police, and more
- A pro-casino PAC donating over $100,000 to Republicans and Democrats alike
- Comptroller Hegar calling for stronger laws against children attending sexualized events
- Federal prison sentences for drug traffickers, one of whom was a Mexican government official
- An audit of Brownsville’s proposed power plant revealing false pretenses for rate hikes
- A former Texas school principal being found not guilty on charges of official oppression and evidence tampering
- Brazos County commissioners taking a page of out Harris County’s book with a quorum bust
- How local officials throughout Texas enforce gambling laws differently regarding game rooms
- Corpus Christi’s new wildlife rescue center adjacent to the Texas State Aquarium
- The admonishment of a Texas judge for referring to COVID-19 as the “China virus”
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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.