AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Roe v. Wade Leak, Cruz Leverages Nomination for Natural Gas Export Permits, Proxy Voting in Congress

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
May 6, 2022
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the latest on the leaked Roe v. Wade Supreme Court opinion — including what the reversal of Roe would mean in Texas and how officials on both sides of the aisle are reacting, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) holding a federal nominee at bay, ranking of Texas members of Congress according to how often they vote by proxy, a local election is forced to a redo, concerns are raised regarding a federal “Disinformation Governance Board,” more campaign promises are made, one lawmaker pledges to roll out the red carpet if Twitter moves to Texas, and a Texas pension system voted in favor of environmentalist proposals.

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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.