AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Third Special Session Ending, Lawmaker Retirements, Police Debates in Austin

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
October 22, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the end of the third special session and calls from elected officials for a fourth, more lawmaker retirements, tuition revenue bonds for public universities, attrition in the Austin Police Department, local news workers fired due to their vaccination status, a progressive group in Austin leading the charge on many of the city’s controversial reforms, all eight propositions currently on the ballot, and the latest in the whistleblower lawsuit against Attorney General Ken Paxton.


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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.