Gov. Rick Perry announced in a press conference at the Capitol on Monday the creation of a new infectious disease task force to help coordinate the state's response to Ebola and other infectious diseases.
In this podcast, Anthony Green and Madlin Mekelburg discuss former Apollo 12 astronaut and UT alumnus Alan Bean’s visit to campus, the auction of Charles Whitman’s sniper rifle and UT's guaranteed tuition plan enrollment falling below expectations. They are joined by crime reporter Natalie Sullivan to discuss “green roofs” on campus as well as daytime residential burglaries in West Campus and North Campus. The gang is also joined by campus reporter Elly Dearman to discuss SG resolutions against city sound ordinances and increased hours at two different campus buildings.
Leading candidates for lieutenant governor faced off at their first and only scheduled debate at the KLRU studio on campus Monday night and discussed several issues, including the border security and public education.
A state audit of the Texas Enterprise Fund concluded that the Office of the Governor needs to monitor and control the Texas Enterprise Fund administration in order to substantiate the program’s claims of job creation.