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The Texan Podcast

Aug 27, 2021

This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” reporter Holly Hansen joins us from Houston to talk about vaccine incentives in Harris County. Additionally, the team breaks down the election reform bill finally on the floor of the Texas House, San Antonio ISD's vaccine requirement for staff, the Supreme Court's ruling...


Aug 23, 2021

State Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler) joined The Texan’s reporter Daniel Friend to discuss the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and the ensuing chaos in Kabul.


Aug 20, 2021

This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” our team covers the disputes between localities and the state over mask mandates, Texas lawmaker responses to the Afghanistan conflict, a judge ordering the Remain in Mexico policy to be reinstated, the long-awaited release of census data, school finance...


Aug 13, 2021

On this week’s edition of The Texan’s Weekly Roundup podcast, our team covers a lawsuit brought by Democrats against Governor Abbott and Speaker Phelan, updates on arrest warrants for absent lawmakers, fissures among Texas House Democrats, a Senate filibuster of GOP-backed election reform, funding for the...


Aug 6, 2021

This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team talks about Governor Abbott's new agenda for another special session, critical race theory bans proposed in the legislature, a border related executive order from Governor Abbott blocked by a federal judge, the financial impact of UT leaving the Big 12, the...