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Texas Take

Jun 13, 2019

 
The Texas Democrats in the race for the White House are trying to stand out from the huge field of candidates by slamming former VP Joe Biden and by appearing on Fox News Channel. Meantime, some are asking whether Texas Democrats are acting as props for GOP leadership in Austin. Oh, and Ryan has a special report on...


Jun 7, 2019

 
New emails shed some light on whether Gov. Greg Abbott was directly involved in the botched voter purge rolled out earlier this year. San Antonio Express-News reporter Allie Morris joined us with details and explained what questions remain. Plus Houston Chronicle reporter Andrea Zelinski joins the show to fill us in...


May 24, 2019

The 2019 session of the Texas Legislature is coming to an end this weekend as the House and Senate plan to vote on a grand bargain for public education funding and property tax "relief." Meantime, Beto O'Rourke now says it's time to start impeachment proceedings against President Trump.What changed? Plus,...


May 17, 2019

 

 

After a legislative session that had been focused like a laser on property tax relief and school finances, suddenly the "Save Chik-fil-A" bill, a "voter suppression" measure, abortion bills and more are on the move at the Texas Capitol. Is it all for show or do these bill stand a chance of becoming Texas law?...


May 9, 2019

The Texas Senate this week voted to make it harder for communities to get rid of Confederate statues and other monuments, but will this become law? Plus the tax plan that Gov. Greg Abbott guaranteed just last week would pass is now dead. 
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