AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: School Board Elections, Abbott Inching Toward Vouchers, Social Media Censorship Law Takes Effect

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
May 13, 2022
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the conservative trend in last weekend’s school board races, the results of over 200 bond proposals, a San Antonio school official pressuring employees to vote for a bond, Gov. Greg Abbott inching closer to support for school vouchers, developments in Texas’ social media censorship law, the attorney general joining support for an out-of-state law banning child gender transition, Allen West reentering the political fray, Austin’s light rail project drastically increasing in cost, Dallas police indictments, and Austin voters approving a new ordinance dealing with marijuana.

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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.