Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

Texas Gov. Abbott's lead over Democratic challenger O'Rourke is narrowing

Monday, August 08, 2022

The Texas gubernatorial race is tightening, despite polls earlier this year that indicated an overwhelming lead by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott over former Rep. Beto O'Rourke.

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Texans are cranking the AC, prompting worries about the state's power grid

Friday, July 15, 2022

Texas is sweltering through a weeks-long heat wave that is testing the reliability of the state's isolated power grid, which experienced a disastrous outage in February 2021.

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Oil price fluctuation can hurt or help in Texas, depending on who you are

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Oil prices have fallen from their peak earlier this year, but they are still high enough to inflict pain on car owners and to bring big profits to oil producers.

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Texas Supreme Court votes to allow trans child abuse investigations

Friday, May 13, 2022

The Texas Supreme Court says parents and doctors who provide gender-affirming care for trans kids can be investigated for child abuse. A lower court judge had halted the inquiries earlier.

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A ruling is expected soon in a bankruptcy case involving the Boy Scouts of America

Friday, May 06, 2022

Thousands of former scouts who were sexually abused are expecting to share in a settlement worth billions of dollars.

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Texas doctors are worried for their patients losing access to gender-affirming care

Monday, April 11, 2022

Doctors and hospitals in Texas have discontinued gender-affirming care for trans youth. The move has those who do this care worried about their patients.

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Texas governor calls gender affirming care 'child abuse.' This family fights back

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Texas Child Protective Services opened an investigation into the Briggle family after the governor and attorney general called gender-affirming care child abuse.

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Families in Texas with transgender children say they're under attack

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

The parents of a transgender child are fighting the Texas governor and attorney general, after child protective services began investigating the family for getting their child gender-affirming care.

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Why so many states are seeing bills aimed at trans families right now

Monday, March 14, 2022

In addition to Texas, a number of state legislatures are considering bills that would affect trans youth healthcare. Proponents of LGBTQ rights say the issue is being used to score political points.

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Texas governor calls to label gender-affirming care for trans kids as 'child abuse'

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

The governor of Texas wants gender-affirming treatment for transgender kids classified as child abuse. The state's attorney general agrees. But some local prosecutors say they won't bring charges.

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Republicans dominate Texas politics despite the state's changing demographics

Friday, February 25, 2022

In Texas, early voting is well underway ahead of Tuesday's primary election. Democrats haven't won a statewide election in Texas for decades, despite many attempts to "turn Texas blue."

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The consequences of Texas' restrictive abortion law

Thursday, February 17, 2022

For patients seeking abortions in Texas, services have been drastically reduced. In surrounding states, wait times are increasing because of an influx of new patients.

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How a rabbi and other hostages made it out safely from a Texas synagogue

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Many questions remain following this weekend's hostage-taking at a synagogue near Fort Worth. The four hostages survived the attack but the gunman died.

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Due to COVID and weather, more than 1,000 U.S. flights have been cancelled today

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

A mixture of staffing shortages because of the coronavirus and some bad weather has been causing delays for many airlines.

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Texas is urging power plants to prepare so there won't be another winter blackout

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Nearly a year after Texas' deadly winter blackout, the state is urging power plants to be better prepared. But critics say not enough has changed to avoid mass outages if there's more extreme weather.

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Investigation continues in Houston's Astroworld festival deaths

Saturday, November 13, 2021

A week after a tragic concert in Houston, investigators are searching for answers.

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Football fans are packing into stadiums without masks, but it hasn't been an issue

Saturday, October 30, 2021

How risky is attending a professional or college football game during this phase of the pandemic? Millions are doing so, mostly unmasked.

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Billions of dollars are at stake in the Boy Scouts of America abuse settlement

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

More than 8,0000 men have sued the Boy Scouts on the grounds that they were sexually abused by scoutmasters. Settlement negotiations are ongoing.

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The Impact Of The Strict New Abortion Law In Texas

Monday, September 20, 2021

The law has provoked fear and anxiety for people who seek the procedure and for those who provide it. Anyone who assists someone who tries to get an abortion after 6 weeks can be sued in civil court.

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Texas Law Could Be An Unprecedented Blow To Abortion Rights

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

The law ending abortion rights for most women goes into effect Wednesday. It allows people to sue anyone who tries to help a woman obtain an abortion, if she's been pregnant for more than six weeks.

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