Ben Philpott, KUT News appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
The Texas National Guard says it will not offer benefits to same-sex spouses. The announcement was made despite an order from the Pentagon that all marriages should be treated equally.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Republicans in the Texas Senate failed to pass sweeping new abortion restrictions. The vote was not taken before time ran out in the special legislative session. Earlier, Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis spent nearly 11 hours Tuesday filibustering the bill.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Texas Gov. Rick Perry called state lawmakers into a special session to deal with district maps used in the 2012 elections. A federal court had ordered new maps to better represent the growing Hispanic population.