AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Trump & Abbott at the Border, Charter Schools Denied, Critical Race Theory in Fort Worth

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
July 2, 2021
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the reporters talk about what it was like behind-the-scenes of President Trump’s border visit with Governor Abbott and other Texas officials, interim charges seeking to address border security issues, a new border crisis disaster declaration that shuffles the list of included counties, charter school applications denied by the state education board, an overview of how constitutional carry became law, critical race theory controversies in Fort Worth ISD, a new candidate jumping into the race for agriculture commissioner, and a drastic restructuring of Harris County government.


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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.