AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: The Heartbeat Bill, Masking in Schools, Penalties for Quorum-Breaking Democrats

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
September 3, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team talks through new bills that went into effect in Texas this week, election reform finally making its way to the governor’s desk, what to expect during the final days of the second special session, the U.S. Supreme Court allowing implementation of the Heartbeat bill, efforts to strip Democrats of their leadership positions after they fled the state, a new Democrat-led redistricting lawsuit, school districts taking new approaches to mask mandates, TxDOT parting ways with a vendor after millions of dollars of overcharges were billed to customers, and Bexar County’s ongoing battle with the state over mask requirements.


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Michelle Arledge

Michelle Arledge is the Marketing Manager for The Texan. Previously, she worked as the digital marketing manager for both the Manhattan Institute and City Journal magazine in New York City. A Dallas native, Michelle graduated from Baylor University in 2016 with a degree in political science. Outside of work, Michelle spends time worshipping coffee, singing show tunes, and hanging out with her husband and their two rescue dogs.