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
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 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.