This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses:
- Gov. Abbott asking Attorney General Paxton to investigate private organizations suspected of promoting illegal immigration
- Lt. Gov. Patrick’s “creative” proposal to avoid busting the Legislature’s spending cap
- Republicans and Democrats sounding alarm bells over an illegal immigrant surge in El Paso
- Republicans in the Texas House on opposite sides of a dispute over the speaker race
- Abortions in Texas falling over 97 percent after the overturning of Roe v. Wade
- Texas Republicans in D.C. laying out their border security priorities for the upcoming Congress
- The Respect for Marriage Act being signed into law after passing both chambers of Congress
- The former Customs and Border Protection head’s thoughts on a new so-called “amnesty” bill
- Local government debt in Texas rising to $417 billion after new bond propositions approved
- A suspended Smith County constable found guilty of theft and official oppression
- Kirk Watson returning as Austin’s mayor after defeating Celia Israel
- The City of Odessa’s personnel changes and becoming a Sanctuary City for the Unborn
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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.