Texas senators, facing criticism, soften proposed ban on Chinese purchases of land

Posted on · The measure, endorsed by Gov. Greg Abbott, originally would have banned citizens of China, Iran, Russia or North Korea from buying land in Texas. Under a new version considered Thursday, the ban wouldn’t apply to dual citizens or lawful permanent residents.

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Texas agencies plan to monitor Harris County elections (Oct. 20, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The Texas Secretary of State and Texas Attorney General’s offices plan to send inspectors to help oversee and administer Harris County’s midterm election. And veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your questions.

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The week in politics, coming to America from Iran, and the art of wuxia films (Oct. 12, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We discuss the latest developments in politics, writer Roya Hakakian talks about her experience coming to America from Iran as a teenager, and we learn about the art of wuxia films.