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Texas Take

Jul 27, 2017

As Texas' special legislative session enters its second week, it just keeps getting more and more special. So special, in fact, that the fight over bathrooms has now become a fight pitting Big Business against their usual Republican...


Jul 21, 2017

 

Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau Chief Mike Ward is once again on assignment in Washington, DC. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of material being offered up by Texas’ elected leadership. 

As always, we've got the lowdown on all the political meltdowns on the Texas Take, where you get the inside scoop in...


Jul 14, 2017

[Mike Ward is on special assignment, traveling to Washington this week so Scott tackled the podcast duties solo today.]

It’s official: Governor Greg Abbott announced his re-election campaign just after 3 p.m. today in San Antonio, where he also announced his first gubernatorial campaign exactly four years ago. As of...


Jul 5, 2017

Fresh off the long holiday weekend, it appears the reset button has been pushed on the upcoming special session of the Texas Legislature.

Mike Ward is on assignment this week so Quorum Report Editor Scott Braddock welcomed journalist Erica Grieder to the Texas Take Podcast. Grieder's work appears in The Week and The...