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Texas Democrats sue state over new law banning mobile voting locations

November 3, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

OPEN. 2-SYDNEY: TEXAS DEMOCRATS ARE SUING THE STATE OVER A NEW LAW THAT BANS MOBILE VOTING – SAYING I’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL.2-ROBERT: KXA’S STEFFI LEE REPORTS – THEY CLAIM THIS WILL HARM VOTER TURNOUT – PRIMARILY AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS AND TEXANS OVER 65 YEARS OLD. STEFFI: SEVERAL OF AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEG’S CAMPUSES – ONCE SERVED AS MOBILE

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“Texas Democrats sue state over new law banning mobile voting locations”

State of Texas: The Tribune Fest is SXSW for political junkies and it starts next week

September 23, 2019 at 3:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

FIVE.HAVE A GREAT (SWOOSH) (MUSIC) PHIL: IT’S AN EVENT THAT BRINGS TOGETHER PEOPLE WITH IDEAS TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF TEXAS. DAVIS: I FEEL AS SO MANY OUT OF PEOPLE ARE FEELING THAT THE STAKES ARE HIGHER THAT THEY’VE EVER BEEN BEFORE. PHIL: FROM POLITICIANS TO POLICY MAKERS, ACTIVISTS AND AUTHORS, THE TEXAS TRIBUNE FESTIVAL

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“State of Texas: The Tribune Fest is SXSW for political junkies and it starts next week”

Supreme Court redistricting decision could reshape politics

August 28, 2019 at 4:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

ASKED TO USE CAUTION AND CALL 911.ROBERT:IN A FAR-REACHING DECISION THAT WILL IMPACT YOUR STATE, CITY, AND FEDERAL LEADERS – THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT RULED IT COULD NOT OVERTURN LEGISLATIVE MAPS THAT ARE DRAWN TO FAVOR ONE POLITICAL PARTY OVER ANOTHER. KXAN’S POLITICAL REPORTER PHIL PRAZAN IS HERE TO EXPLAIN WHY A CASE OUT

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“Supreme Court redistricting decision could reshape politics”

State of Texas: State leaders ‘walk the political tightrope’ in response to El Paso shooting

August 27, 2019 at 12:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

(MUSIC) ABBOTT: IN TEXAS, WE BELIEVE IN ONE THING. MAKE IT TWO THINGS: ACTION AND RESULTS. JOSH: GOVERNOR ABBOTT PROMISES STEPS TO PREVENT FUTURE TRAGEDIES AFTER THE SHOOTINGS IN EL PASO. THE FIRST STEP? A ROUNDTABLE MEETING AT THE CAPITOL. FOR PERSPECTIVE ON THE BIG STORIES IN TEXAS POLITICS, WE TURN TO OUR PANEL. PATRICK

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“State of Texas: State leaders ‘walk the political tightrope’ in response to El Paso shooting”

Protesters say lawmakers are using religion to justify discrimination

August 19, 2019 at 10:26 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

2-SHANNON: USING RELIGION TO JUSTIFY DISCRIMINATION– THAT’S WHAT PROTESTERS AT THE CAPITOL SAY LAWMAKERS ARE DOING.2-ROBERT: THEY’RE OPPOSED TO A BILL THAT WOULD ALLOW FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE’S FOSTER CARE SYSTEM.. TO OPT OUT OF “SITUATIONS” THAT ARE AGAINST THEIR BELIEFS. 2-SHANNON: KXAN’S ANNA WIERNICKI.. SPOKE WITH THE BILL’S AUTHOR. REP. JAMES

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“Protesters say lawmakers are using religion to justify discrimination”