NYT reports from McAllen on Abortion Clinics Shutting Down;
AP interview with Dan Patrick; Perry FWST op ed on Israel trip
Good morning from Austin.
This email is 36 hours late!
We hope you’re having a nice weekend.
Here’s the short brief:
Your must reads:
> NYT’s Laura Tillman and John Schwartz report from McAllen on the abortion clinics closing in Texas due to provisions in the recently upheld state abortion law.
> AP continues its interviews with the Lieutenant Governor candidates, with an interview with State Sen. Dan Patrick (R-TX).
> Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) wrote about his recent trip to Israel in an FWST op ed (behind paywall)
The current field
2013 / 2014 / 2016:
– U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) says his father’s “Kenya” comment about President Obama was a joke.
– State Sen. John Carona (R-Dallas) is helping Lt. Gov. candidate and State Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston).
– The field to replace San Antonio City Councilwoman Elisa Chan has now grown to 12.
Other stories of interest:
– A $117 million settlement is in the works between Farmers Insurance and north Texas homeowners.
– A $52 million Ferrari.
– Da Ali G show is returning — to F/X.
– Delta Airlines & Jet Blue are already allowing gadget use during the entire flight.
– Esquire: Is Matthew McConaughey the greatest actor of his generation? (He was a Delt at UT)
– Texas A&M wearing special helmets today.
Enjoy your Saturday!
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