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TribCast: Texas inaugurations and big ideas for education

On this week’s TribCast, Ross talks to Alex, Aliyya and Patrick about the inaugurations of Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick, proposed state budgets with big money for schools and the first Texan to enter the 2020 presidential race.

Gov. Greg Abbott approaches the podium to be sworn in to his second term as governor of Texas on Jan. 15, 2019. Behind him is his daughter Audrey and wife Cecilia. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (left) and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen right) are applauding.


The Texas Tribune put this podcast on hiatus in August 2023 due to staffing changes in the newsroom. The TribCast was The Texas Tribune’s weekly political podcast, hosted by Matthew Watkins and featuring a rotating cast of editors, reporters and other guests.

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