KUT Morning Newspod January 17, 2012
DC Court Hears Redistricting Arguments
A federal trial in Washington, DC comes a little more than a week after the Supreme Court heard arguments about which maps district Texas should use for the upcoming primary elections. There are two sets of maps at play – the original maps drawn by the Legislature and a set of alternate maps drawn by a court in San Antonio. The primaries have already been delayed, from March 6th to April 3rd.
Perry Debates in South Carolina
While most of last night’s GOP presidential debate had the top tier candidates fighting amongst each other, Texas Governor Rick Perry was just trying to stay relevant.
Reassessing Austin’s Water Restrictions
Are Austin’s water restrictions too restrictive? KUT’s Matt Largey spoke with Drema Gross of the Austin Water Utility about local water restrictions amid an ongoing drought.