Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

Homeland Security Announces Decline In Illegal Mexican Border Crossings

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security announced a marked decline in the number of illegal border crossings from Mexico in recent months. It credits President Trump's tough stance on illegal immigration.


In Arizona, Program To Recruit Police To Help ICE Agents Gets Mixed Reviews

Thursday, March 09, 2017

As part of President Trump's promised crackdown on illegal immigration, he wants to bolster a program former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio aggressively practiced.


Religious Conservatives And Pro-Business Republicans Split Over Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Thursday, February 23, 2017

As Texas considers a bill to restrict transgender people's access to some restrooms, many in the state's business community question whether the measure is worth the business it might cost the state.


In Austin, A Boom In Short-Term Rentals Brings A Backlash

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Like many fast-growing regions, the city of Austin and the state of Texas are grappling with the growing market for short-term home and condo rentals like those listed on Airbnb and HomeAway.


Baylor Sanctioned By Big 12 After New Revelations About Sexual Assault Controversy

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

After filing of another lawsuit against Baylor and the university's disclosure of text messages between coaching staff, the Big 12 reached a "tipping point," a conference official said.


Big 12 Votes To Withhold Revenue From Baylor Pending Review

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Big 12 Conference board has voted to withhold some future revenue from Baylor University pending a review of athletics operations. The development is the latest in a long-running sexual assault scandal.


'Bathroom Bill' Fight Brewing In Texas

Monday, January 02, 2017

Texas Republicans are divided over the need for — and political wisdom of — a bill similar to one that caused political turmoil in North Carolina.


Trump Nominates Rick Perry To Lead Department Of Energy

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump continues to announce his picks for key cabinet positions. On Tuesday, several media outlets reported that Trump has picked former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to run the Department of Energy.


Funeral Directors Weigh In On Texas Rule Requiring Burial Of Fetal Remains

Monday, December 12, 2016

Abortion rights activists have filed a challenge to stop a new rule requiring clinics to bury fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages. The rule is also not sitting well with funeral directors.


U.S. Immigrant Youths Fear Deportation Under Trump

Sunday, November 20, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump vows his administration will deport millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally. In Texas that has frightened hundreds of thousands of so-called "dreamers."


Cuts In Texas Medicaid Hit Rural Kids With Disabilities Especially Hard

Thursday, November 03, 2016

State lawmakers cut $350 million in Medicaid funding to early childhood intervention therapists last year to help pay for tax cuts. Now rural toddlers are finding it hard to get vital treatment.


The Case For Republicans To Consider Merrick Garland's Nomination

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Senate GOP leadership has refused to hold hearings or a vote on the moderate judge's nomination. Yet, with the prospect of a Clinton presidency, might conservatives be having second thoughts?


Why Texas Is Closer To Turning Blue Than It Has Been In Decades

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Lone Star State has gone Republican for the past 40 years, but GOP women have soured on Donald Trump and Latinos are fired up against him.


Across The Country, Fascination And Indifference On Debate Night

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

An enormous television audience was expected for the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate. Crowds of voters also gathered in homes, restaurants and bars to watch the candidates go toe to toe.


'Come From Away' Musical Tells Story Of Resilience After 9/11

Thursday, September 08, 2016

As the extent of the 9/11 attacks became known, 38 planes were rerouted to Gander, Newfoundland. More than 6,000 passengers and crew were taken in by families there. Their story is the subject of a new musical called, Come From Away, which runs at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., in September and October before heading to Broadway.


Dallas Police Chief David Brown Announces Retirement

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Dallas Police Chief David Brown announced Thursday he is retiring from his position. Brown, a 33-year veteran of the department, did not give a reason for leaving the force. His retirement is effective Oct. 22.


Judge In Texas Blocks White House Guidance On Transgender Bathroom Use

Monday, August 22, 2016

Transgender students in U.S. schools may not be able to use the restroom of their gender identity when school begins this year. A federal judge in Texas blocked the implementation of Obama administration guidance that says transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.


Dallas Police Recruitment Call Answered, But Pay Issues Are A Concern

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Hundreds of applicants poured into the Dallas police following the fatal shooting of five officers. But comparatively low salaries continue to complicate efforts to recruit and retain good officers.


Multi-Racial Organization Aims To Bring Baton Rouge Together

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The probe continues in the murder of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, La. The group Together Baton Rouge offered some specific ideas on how to bring the divided city together.


Baton Rouge Shooter, Gavin Long, Dispensed Radical Political Ideology

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

In Louisiana, the investigation continues into the murder of three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers. Gavin Long, a Marine veteran who served in Iraq shot, 6 officers before being killed by SWAT.