AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Lt. Governor Candidates, Attorney General Puberty Blocker Investigation, Raising the Debt Ceiling

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
December 17, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the field of candidates running for lieutenant governor, the attorney general opening up an investigation into certain pharmaceutical companies regarding puberty blockers, a certain “Rick Perry” running for governor, a new redistricting lawsuit, a fatal car chase resulting from a human smuggling attempt, Congress opting to raise the debt ceiling, a Texas city facing a lawsuit from one of its citizens over a parking lot, Harris County exploring the use of COVID-19 federal funds to help women receive abortions, conflict in the National Guard over vaccine requirements, a drug bust near the Hidalgo International Bridge, and our list of the top Texas Christmas gifts to give friends and family this year. 


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Daniel Friend

Daniel Friend is a reporter for The Texan. He participated in a Great Books program at Azusa Pacific University and graduated in 2019 with a degree in Political Science. He has studied C.S. Lewis’s science fiction trilogy and in his spare time you might find him writing his own novel partly inspired by the series.