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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Ryan Poppe

Gov. Greg Abbott wants to ease the burden of the more than 2-million veterans living in Texas. Abbott was keynote speaker at the Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Association in Austin on Friday.


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Gov. Greg Abbott appealed to the Trump administration Tuesday for federal money to help fund the state’s Healthy Texas Women’s program. The Obama administration in 2013 withheld the money when the state blocked abortion facilities like Planned Parenthood from those funds.


NAFTA

Fear continues to grow among Mexican and Canadian officials as well among a large number of South Texas businesses regarding a possible U.S. withdrawal from North American Free Trade Agreement as negotiations continue.


A federal judge in Corpus Christi has ordered the state to make sweeping changes to its foster care system. The judge’s ruling comes two years after finding the state’s system to be unconstitutional.


Joaquín Castro at DNC
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A San Antonio congressman said the current spending measure before the U.S. Senate doesn’t do enough in terms of disaster relief, immigration reform or shoring up the federal government’s Children’s Health Insurance Program.  


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