In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and special guest Bobby Blanchard recap the biggest news stories from the Spring 2014 semester. They also discuss Bobby's recent story on student housing on the UT campus.
Former President Bill Clinton emphasized the issue of voter ID laws during his speech Wednesday at the Civil Rights Summit, saying they disenfranchise voters and do not align with the goals of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and guests Alyssa Mahoney and Nicole Cobler discuss the results of Texas primary elections for governor and lieutenant governor. They also talk about Alyssa's in-depth story on the history and future of Waller Creek.
SAN ANTONIO — State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, said she plans to reform educational policy, veteran services and other issues at a primary election party at Mi Tierra Café and Panaderia in San Antonio on Tuesday night.
HOUSTON — After a close and hard-fought primary election, state Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston) took an early lead over incumbent David Dewhurst in the race for the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor.
SAN ANTONIO — After securing a predictable win in the Republican gubnetorial primary elections Tuesday night, Attorney General Greg Abbott spoke to a crowd of at least 300 people at his primary election party and highlighted education and diversity.
As early voting continues and primary elections are underway, judicial candidates receive relatively little attention compared to other candidates, such as those running for governor, according to a judicial clerk.