AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Beto O’Rourke’s Attack on Abbott, More Vaccine Lawsuits, New Laws Take Effect

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
January 7, 2022
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Beto O’Rourke blaming the governor for child COVID hospitalizations, Abbott suing the Biden administration, a federal judge blocking a vaccine and mask mandate for the Head Start program, the state announcing a shortage in monoclonal antibody treatments, a lawsuit over vaccine requirements for Navy SEALs sees progress, new state laws taking effect, campaigns across Texas taking shape, the secretary of state delivering data on voter rolls, Sen. Ted Cruz’s Biden impeachment comments, the attorney general being sued over the state’s new election law, a Central Texas school district facing controversy over a superintendent scandal, and Dallas County looking to provide taxpayer-funded “affordable housing” with county-owned properties.


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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.