AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: GOP Convention, South Texas Seat Turns Red, Legislative Proposals Following Uvalde Shooting

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
June 17, 2022
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses what there is to see at the Texas GOP Convention, Mayra Flores flipping a congressional district in South Texas red, Uvalde Police Chief Pete Arredondo’s response to national scrutiny, the role of guns in the Texas governor’s race, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dade Phelan’s cooperation on school safety proposals, Senator Cornyn’s bipartisan gun control deal, a federal judge striking down the Biden administration’s lenient deportation guidelines, the Texas ERCOT grid surviving triple-digit temperatures, a court petition to remove the Midland County district attorney, and a West Texas operation to rescue 70 child victims of human trafficking.

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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.