AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: ERCOT Scare, Border Updates, and the Race for Texas GOP Chair

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
June 18, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” our team discusses the governor’s latest border wall announcement, an ERCOT capacity scare, constitutional carry being signed into law, Trump and Abbott’s impending border visit, a homeless encampment being partially removed from Austin City Hall, Texas Democrats visiting with the vice president after their walkout over election reform legislation, the race to replace Allen West as chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, the attorney general weighing in on social workers ability to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity, a new candidate challenging Ken Paxton, a potential rematch in Texas 21st congressional district, the Texas Supreme Court siding with a Lubbock Diocese over a deacon accused of sexual misconduct, and conservative to liberal rankings of the members of the Texas legislature.


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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.