This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses:
- Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s 30 priorities for the Senate this session
- Two similar bills to mandate and subsidize the production of dispatchable generation
- The 2019 El Paso Walmart shooting suspect pleading guilty to over 90 offenses
- A bill to create a fund to subsidize water supply for lesser populated areas of Texas
- The Texas State Teachers Association promoting a “Week of Action” for Black History Month
- The State of Texas’ challenge to federal “Waters of the United States” regulations
- Attorney General Ken Paxton joining a lawsuit against the ATF over pistol braces
- The Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol chief testifying to Congress that the U.S. lacks “capacity” to handle illegal immigrants
- The two Texas Democrats in Congress who opposed allowing noncitizens to vote in local D.C. elections
- Texas lawmakers asking Paxton to investigate the City of Dallas over its new abortion resolution
- The Medina County Republican Party censuring a Republican Congressman
- The firing of Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk and his nearly half a million dollar severance package
- The San Antonio City Council using eminent domain to build an expansion of the Alamo Museum
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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.