AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Austin’s Proposed Universal Basic Income Program, UT’s Liberty Institute, Lawmaker Seeks OAG Opinion on Border Crisis

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
April 22, 2022
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 the University of Texas, 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 skyrocketing, arrests of illegal immigrants at the border processed under Title 42, the latest in campaign fundraising numbers, Dallas County’s judge using taxpayer dollars in a legal battle with Gov. Abbott, and a few campaign updates as the runoff elections approach.

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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.