Ryan Poppe

News Reporter - Capitol

Ryan started his radio career in 2002 working for Austin’s News Radio KLBJ-AM as a show producer for the station's organic gardening shows. This slowly evolved into a role as the morning show producer and later as the group’s executive producer.

Eventually converting into an on-air reporter, Ryan has covered topics ranging from crime to the political process at the state capitol.

Ryan and his wife Mary own a home in Leander. He enjoys spending time at many of areas parks and outdoor spots with his son Luke and listening to live music at some of Austin jazz and reggae hotspots.  

Ryan is the cook in the family and it is understood that the kitchen is his territory. His favorite menu items range from Jamaican to North African fare to modern Thai-cuisine.

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Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

State Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, has announced he is stepping down from office. The senator sent letters to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott announcing his resignation.  

Ryan Poppe

It’s day one of the state Republican Party convention in San Antonio, and what do GOP delegates do on day one? They choose a state party chairman.


Ryan Poppe

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff is asking members of the Bexar County delegation at the state Capitol to consider legislation during the 2019 session that would limit outside campaign contributions.

 


Republican Party of Texas

It’s being called the most popular state political convention in the U.S. Republican delegates from all over Texas will gather in San Antonio on Thursday for the state's Republican Party convention.


Ryan Poppe

 

In honor of Women's Veterans Day on Tuesday, special events were held at the state Capitol.

On June 12, 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act, which allowed women like World War II veteran Anna Gatti to become regular members of the military.

 

 


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