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Michael Rey de Leon

Michael Rey de Leon serves as Technical Director & A/V engineer for Studio 919, as well as providing on-location support for Tribune’s remote event series. Michael Rey joined the Texas Tribune in 2018 after spending years in the field working for organizations including MTV, SXSW, CBS & The University of Texas at Austin. A sixth-generation Texan, with familial roots in the Rio Grande Valley, Michael Rey is also an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, who has worked with a myriad of recording artists. When he’s not wrapping cables, Michael Rey dedicates his time to his family, cooking and curating an extensive collection of musical instruments.

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On this week’s TribCast, Ross talks to Emma, Aliyya and Edgar about Sen. Angela Paxton's controversial bill that could impact her husband, efforts to get property tax legislation passed, a status check on the promised school finance bill and bidding out the state's data storage to private companies.

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TribCast: Beto meets Oprah

On this week’s TribCast, Emily talks to Patrick, Cassi and Alexa about Beto O’Rourke’s visit with Oprah Winfrey, the latest on the lawsuits filed over Texas’ voter citizenship review, and the news out of the State of the State and the State of the Union.

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TribCast: Texas voter citizenship review, Empower Texans' Senate media pass, the 2020 congressional battlefield

On this week’s Texas Tribune TribCast, Patrick talks to Evan, Alexa and Emma about the secretary of state questioning the citizenship of thousands of voters, the conservative group Empower Texans receiving a state Senate media credential and the early contours of the 2020 congressional battlefield in Texas.

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