AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Pro-Choice District Attorneys’ Pledge, Power Grid Update, New Border Statistics

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
May 20, 2022
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses how some pro-choice district attorneys plan to not prosecute abortion crimes, what the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has to say about the power grid, rising numbers of encounters with illegal aliens, the partisan leanings of all of Texas’ counties, what Texans think about Gov. Greg Abbott’s border policies and the border wall, the Supreme Court of Texas’ recent ruling on gender transition in children, the wild campaign of a Texas Railroad Commissioner candidate, Austin City Council’s continued emergency spending on COVID-19 projects, and Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) successful bid in court regarding campaign finance laws. Plus, get to know the newest member of our team!

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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.