Observer Podcast Episode 23: A Mid-Session Look at the Texas Legislature


Texas State Capitol in Austin, Tex.Our legislative interns Olivia Messer and Liz Farmer join staff writer Patrick Michels, editor Dave Mann and I for a mid-session look at the 83rd Texas Legislature. On the docket: Tea Party freshman receiving the smack down in last Thursday’s House budget debate. Also, Texas’ video game industry, retired teachers and dropping the back mic.

Read: “Conservative Veterans Slap Down Tea Party Freshmen In Budget Fight.”

For more on the current state of the Lege, attend our public panel at MonkeyWrench Books on April 15.

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