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From The Newsroom: Texas House Passes Budget, Childless Doesn’t Equal Childish

Katie Haugland

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

The Texas House passed its version of the state budget Wednesday afternoon. That came after legislators spent 17 hours debating into the wee hours of the morning.

And childless adults often get stuck with labels like “self-absorbed.”

You can listen to the top local news stories weekdays at 6:20 p.m. and 8:20 a.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.

Courtney Collins has been working as a broadcast journalist since graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2004. Before coming to KERA in 2011, Courtney worked as a reporter for NPR member station WAMU in Washington D.C. While there she covered daily news and reported for the station’s weekly news magazine, Metro Connection.