AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: New Texas Laws, GOP Primary Challengers, Growing Special Session Calls

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
December 3, 2021
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This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team covers the bills that became law this week, the number of GOP primary challengers this election season, growing calls for a fourth special session, a famous actor opting not to run for governor, COVID-19 infection rate comparisons at schools with and without mask mandates, the state threatening to pull $600 million from banks if they boycott fossil fuel companies, legislator retirements, 82 illegal aliens rescued from a stash house, Texas’ social media censorship law hitting a snag, how Texas cities were scored in LGBTQ inclusion rankings, an updated policing strategy in Harris County, and a look back in Texas history at the founding of the Texas Navy.

 

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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.