AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: O’Rourke Sued for Defamation, Hospital Halts Child Sex-Change Drugs, Bill Aims to Destroy ATF Gun Records

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
March 11, 2022
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Beto O’Rourke being sued by an energy CEO and Gov. Greg Abbott donor, a major hospital opting against conducting sex-change drug treatments for minors, a congressman aiming to destroy ATF firearm records, the Texas House speaker’s effort to support some GOP incumbents, Abbott examining teacher shortages despite record-high employment, the rising cost of oil and gas, a Democrat-turned-Republican winning reelection in South Texas, controversy with Harris County elections, a congressman looking to ban energy imports from Russia, finalized rules against police defunding, and new members of the State Board of Education.

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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.