In this podcast, Anthony Green and Madlin Mekelburg discuss the reinstatement of the controversial state voter ID law, the impending launch of Google Fiber in Austin and the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa as well as the two Dallas health care workers who have tested positive for the virus. They are joined by crime reporter Natalie Sullivan to discuss this week in crime and Austin’s stricter implementation of the city’s sound ordinances.
Stephen Hadley, former national security adviser, said at an intelligence conference held in the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on Friday that intelligence and counterterrorism reforms since the 9/11 attacks have been successful.
Gov. Rick Perry called for a ban on travel from countries affected by Ebola at a press conference Friday in which he talked about further efforts the state has taken to prevent the spead of Ebola and recommendations for better care from the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.
The preliminary hearing for former Longhorn football wide receiver Kendall Sanders, who was charged earlier this summer with a second-degree felony for sexual assault, as well as improper photography, was rescheduled again Friday.