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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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Lawmakers at the state Capitol are trying to determine what measures they might take during the upcoming legislative session to provide Texas teachers with better financial incentives to remain in their current district.

 


Ryan Poppe

New polling data said more than half of Texans polled  approve of Gov. Greg Abbott's job performance. President Donald Trump's performance? Not so much.


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Updated Aug. 2 11:25 a.m.

The results from last night's special election for Senate District 19 are in, and a district that has been a Democratic stronghold for 35 years might be on the verge of a Republican takeover.


Ryan Poppe / TPR News

A group representing 22 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program plans to defend it in federal court.

 

 


U.S. Government

As migrant parents and children are reunited in San Antonio and in other parts of the state, one Texas congressman learned what the government plans to do with children left behind after their parents were deported.

 

 


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