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Texas Standard: May 17, 2016

The Texas Foster Care System is broken. We’ll explore one state representative’s plan to work towards fixing it. Also high lead levels causing health concerns and we’re not talking about Flint but right here in Texas, at state-run facilities in fact. We’ll have the details. Plus how a lack of phone service is causing a…

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Texas Standard: December 18, 2015

Thousands of kids placed in unreasonable risk of harm? A Federal judge says Texas has a broken foster care system- on today’s Texas Standard. Coming up, we’ll take a trip to Crystal City, Texas… in 1944…you’d be surprised what was there. Plus threats sent to schools in D.C., Los Angeles, Houston and Dallas. An expert…

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May 28, 2015

Flash flood warnings across Texas today. Evacuations in Parker County and the search for victims continues elsewhere – why are there so many homes in flood zones? We’ll speak to a reporter who says there’s a race in Texas to build in harms way. Meanwhile the rain has put a final nail in the coffin…

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May 26, 2015

The Memorial Day floods of 2015-Texas tossed by storms statewide. From Houston to Hill Country, Del Rio to Dallas…an epic downpour tosses cars along interstate off ramps drowning downtown streets and leaving hundreds seeking shelter. Also, the tempest inside the Texas legislature over new abortion restrictions. And concerns about foster care and the rights of…

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