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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 14: “Sanctuary City” Showdown

Cities and counties across Texas are filing suit against the state over SB 4. What’s going to happen next week during the first hearing?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs the "Sanctuary Cities" bill, SB 4, into law on Facebook Live.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs the “Sanctuary Cities” bill, SB 4, into law on Facebook Live.

On this episode of Party Politics: Texas Edition, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus break down these tumultuous topics in Texas political news:

  • Boys State votes to secede!
  • Waco and its same-sex marriage problems
  • Beto O’Rourke’s endorsement of Citizens United
  • California’s travel ban to Texas

Then the profs dig deep into the Senate Bill 4 (the “Sanctuary City” bill) lawsuit. By the way, don’t forget to check out our national episodes of Party Politics, too.

Party Politics is produced by Dacia ClayEdel Howlin and Laura Lucas. Our audio engineer is normally Todd Hulslander but this week it was John “The Man of Steel” Steel.

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