This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses:
- Gov. Greg Abbott appointing a full-time border security “czar”
- Abbott’s support for “education savings accounts” as a school choice proposal
- One Texas lawmaker’s goal to sunset the Texas Sunset Commission
- Lawsuits against a federal ATF rule that would criminalize possession of pistol braces in some states
- A possible settlement in the lawsuit of “whistleblowers” against Attorney General Ken Paxton
- A criticism of public education lobbyists by school choice advocates over inconsistency in their agenda
- A new bill requiring companies to label products containing ‘human fetal tissue’
- The Texas oil and gas industry’s recovery last year from its fall in 2021
- A provocative drag event in North Texas where children were in the audience
- An East Texas judge whose murder spree shocked a small town ten years ago
- Power outages in Central Texas during the winter storm
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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.