AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Democrats in Washington, Big 12 Shakeup, Texas’ 6th Congressional District

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
July 30, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team details enforcement actions that have — and haven’t — been utilized to bring the still-missing Texas House Democrats back to Austin.

Additionally, the reporting team discusses a state senator’s attempt to strip the governor of power, UT’s plan to exit the Big 12, the results of the special election in Texas’ 6th Congressional District, the National Guard assisting at the border, critical race theory in the Austin police department, STAAR test results, COVID-19 numbers, and more.


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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.