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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Texas business leaders are hopeful about future of U.S. trade relations with Mexico following the Mexican presidential election. 

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sent letters to 11 Texas cities, warning them their plastic bag ban is now unenforceable because of a recent ruling by the Texas Supreme Court. But one of those cities is now examining whether they are actually violating that ruling.


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U.S. Customs and Border Protection has sent letters to 67 Rio Grande Valley landowners, requesting permission to survey their land as a possible site for a border wall. But congressional leaders believe that it could be decades before any work begins.


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In less than 3 weeks, voters living in Senate District 19 will choose a new state senator to follow Carlos Uresti, who resigned following his 11 count federal conviction on charges, ranging from fraud to money laundering.


Ryan E. Poppe

The start of 2019 legislative session is just around the corner, and state agencies are developing their two-year budgets. But during the planning process, those agencies also have to figure out how they might cut their budgets.


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