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Top Stories: Why A Congressman Filed The Texas Voter ID Lawsuit

Jul 22, 2016

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Opponents of the state’s voter ID law are celebrating this week’s federal appeals court ruling. However, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the law is cautious.

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, a Democrat from Fort Worth, says he won’t be surprised if a similar bill is filed in the next legislative session.

Other stories this morning:

  • An 18-year-old from Farmers Branch heads to Broadway this weekend to work with Broadway pros on an original song. Chelsea Mayo is one of three finalists for the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge.  

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