AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Border Update, Race for Attorney General, Nuclear Waste Debacle

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
September 17, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the latest candidate to jump in the race for Texas attorney general, a quorum-breaking lawmaker donating her per diem to Planned Parenthood, how the third special session could affect the governor’s reelection campaign, the latest on the Texas border wall, an update from the Austin police chief as homicide numbers spike in the city, the scheduling of a Texas House runoff election, conflict between gubernatorial candidates over the storage of nuclear waste, controversy over mask mandates at a Central Texas school district, and a lawsuit that highlights the growing problem of foster children without placement.


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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.