Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:
Monday, June 27, 2016
People in Texas react to the Supreme Court's decision Monday overturning a state law cutting the number of health clinics that perform abortions.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
A tied Supreme Court left in place a lower court decision preventing the president from keeping millions of people from deportation. They are the parents of citizens or lawful permanent residents.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
The federal government is changing the border between Texas and Oklahoma. What's going on? That's what landowners along the Red River want to know.
Friday, May 27, 2016
President Kenneth Starr and coach Art Briles are being removed following a scathing report on sexual assaults by players against other students; failure of university officials to help the victims.
Friday, May 13, 2016
Conservatives in Texas swiftly responded to the Obama administration's letter to schools on transgender issues. The state's lieutenant governor said Texas will not be blackmailed by the president.
Monday, May 02, 2016
Months of low prices have failed to stop oil producers from slowing their pumps. New drilling has slowed but producers need to keep the oil flowing through existing wells, or risk running out of cash.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
The Supreme Court on Friday left intact a strict voter identification law in Texas, while leaving open the possibility that it would consider challenges to the law. NPR's Wade Goodwyn explains.
Monday, April 11, 2016
Despite being ruled in violation of the Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution by seven federal judges, Texas' voter ID restrictions are still the law of the land. It's been six months since the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals again ruled the law unconstitutional, but it looks as if Texas will go through another election with the restrictions in place.
Saturday, April 02, 2016
A new choral work is on tour, based on the life of Tyler Clementi — the college freshman who committed suicide in 2010, after his roommate secretly filmed him in bed with another man.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Polls begin to close in about a dozen states voting in the Super Tuesday primaries.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Texas is the biggest prize in Tuesday's primary voting. Democrat Hillary Clinton and her husband have decades of history in Texas, having come up in politics in neighboring Arkansas.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
"My friends, it's Saturday night, this is an emergency transmission. Associate Supreme Court Justice Anthony Scalia died earlier today at a ranch outside Big Bend in South Texas. ... The question is, was Anthony Scalia murdered?"
So begins conservative talk show host Alex Jones'
Internet video. Jones then quickly ...
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Abortion rights opponents want the district attorney in Houston to resign and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to appoint a special prosecutor to again investigate and indict Planned Parenthood in Houston.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
When Texas passed laws designed to shut down Planned Parenthood clinics, it slashed the state's family planning budget. Of the 82 clinics that closed, only a third were Planned Parenthood.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
A Texas grand jury decided not to indict Planned Parenthood on charges of selling embryos for research — and has decided instead to indict 2 people who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood executives.
Monday, January 25, 2016
A grand jury indicted two activists and cleared a Houston, Texas, Planned Parenthood clinic in a possible misconduct case. The two activists covertly recorded conversations regarding fetal tissue.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Musicians who are dealing with mental health and substance abuse problems in Austin, Texas, can get help from an organization there that provides reduced cost care --basically whateve...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
"The moderates are acting like conservatives usually do," Cruz told NPR. The Texas senator is positioning himself to capture supporters from Donald Trump or Ben Carson, should they falter.
Monday, November 09, 2015
Texas has no state-mandated minimum wage and forbids cities or counties to pass their own. But a group of religious activists in San Antonio is making headway on a living wage for city employees.
Saturday, November 07, 2015
To walk into Ted Cruz's holding room at the National Religious Liberties Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday afternoon was to walk into quite the group of happy campers.
With a friendly motion and a quick smile, the Republican Senator from Texas, looking relaxed in short sleeves, his foot ...