Andy Uhler

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Andy Uhler is the Texas-based reporter for Marketplace, based in Austin.

He joined Marketplace team from the Texas Standard, an hour-long news program produced at KUT in Austin, Texas. Prior to that, he was a natural resources policy analyst at the Texas Legislature as part of a global policy studies master’s program at the University of Texas at Austin. He was also the senior producer for the music journalism program Texas Music Matters, and he worked as a co-host for NPR Music’s festival coverage.

Andy's reporting tends to focus on the energy industry and agriculture in Texas. Every now and again, though, he gets to report on sports. When that happens, don't be surprised if the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers or Dallas Mavericks enter the conversation.

Latest Stories from Andy (557)

COVID-19

It's not just undocumented immigrants who could be left out of the stimulus money

Apr 2, 2020
U.S. citizens with an undocumented spouse or child would also be denied a check.
Stay-at-home orders in California and elsewhere have exempted farmworkers. Above, farmworkers harvest zucchini Wednesday in Florida.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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Demanding better COVID-19 protections, workers nationwide plan walkouts

Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods face backlash from workers concerned about safe working conditions.
Instacart employee Monica Ortega holds bags of groceries she picked up from a supermarket for delivery to a customer on March 19, 2020.
Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images
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There are no games, sports fans. What are you gonna do?

Mar 27, 2020
With sporting events cancelled, fans are spending their money and time playing sports apps and video games, and watching re-runs.
People sit on a hill overlooking Dodger Stadium on what was supposed to be MLB's opening day — now postponed due to the coronavirus — on March 26 in Los Angeles, California.
Mario Tama/Getty Images
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For supply chain companies, U.S.-Mexico border closures could be catastrophic

Mar 16, 2020
Mexico’s deputy health minister says he’s worried about people coming into Mexico from the United States.
Two-thirds of Mexico’s export business is with the United States. And 70% of that passes through Texas.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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What's changed at the U.S.-Mexico border because of COVID-19?

Mar 12, 2020
People are continuing to go to work and take public transportation at the border.
A man sits on a fountain just across the street from the border crossing in Brownsville, Texas, on June 29, 2019.
Sergio Flores/AFP via Getty Images

No SXSW means no economic boost for Austin, Texas

Mar 9, 2020
It's the first time in the festival's 34 years that the show will not go on.
SXSW 2020 banners are seen in the Red River Cultural District on March 6, 2020, in Austin, Texas.
Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP via Getty Images

Jack Welch, former GE CEO, dead at 84

Mar 2, 2020
Welch led General Electric for two decades, during which the company's market value soared from $12 billion to $410 billion.
Welch led General Electric through two decades of massive growth and transformation, but wasn’t without his critics.
Thomas Lohnes/DDP/AFP via Getty Images

FCC set to fine big telecom companies for selling location data. Is $200 million enough?

Feb 28, 2020
Two hundred million dollars sounds like a lot of cash, but it's just a drop in the bucket for many multinationals companies.
Alex Wong/Getty Images
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How will COVID-19 affect consumer spending?

Feb 28, 2020
Consumer spending makes up about 70% of the U.S. economy, so any disruption would have dire effects on growth.
January’s report may not reflect consumer spending in the wake of COVID-19.
Scott Heins/Getty Images
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Coronavirus likely to affect timing of phase one trade deal

Feb 14, 2020
The “export boom" from the trade deal will take longer because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images

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