The Texas House hit the one of the most important deadlines in a Legislative session last night: The deadline for initial approval of a House bill.
The 15-hour fight leading up to the midnight cut-off had some Republicans trying to race through a stack of bills, trying to get to one that would have further restricted same-sex marriage. While Democrats went out of their way to run out the clock by prolonging the debate on each and every bill. KUT’s Ben Philpott reports.
Last week we aired a story about the Support and Empowerment program at McLennan Community College. The program helps single parents navigate through their educational journey, offering parenting workshops, one-on-one talks and general assistance. After that, we'll hear more from the program's coordinator and two single mothers who were interviewed for the story.