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Texas Standard: March 5, 2018

There’s Abbot and Valdez and White and who else? What does it take to make a mark in a contest like this? We’ll have details. Also, With just hours to go before primary day: gimme 5 takeaways: the university of Houston’s Brandon Rottinghaus on the big themes going into Tuesday. And 3-2-1-will we ever see…

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Texas Standard: February 12, 2018

A group of Texas voters are challenging how the state elects judges to its highest courts. We’ll explore why they say the system hurts Latino candidates. Also, it seems the battle for control of the Alamo is far from over. We’ll explore some criticism of how the restoration of the mission is being handled. And…

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Texas Standard: December 12, 2017

As the Weinstein effect hits Washington, a Texas congressman still standing despite growing allegations, we’ll explore. Also, filing deadline comes for what could be a watershed midterm election season. Bob Gee of the Austin American Statesman boils things down to 5 races to watch in 2018. And the Texas wind power revolution: causing a stir…

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Texas Standard: May 25, 2016

Did the General Land Office break the law when it asked ex-employees to sign promises not to sue, in exchange for compensation? We’ll explore. Also the University of Texas and Texas A&M have decided to drop their rivalry in hopes of going nuclear? We’ll hear about what could turn into a multibillion dollar partnership. And…

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Texas Standard: October 16, 2015

Hillary Clinton wins an endorsement from a Texan some think might share the ticket…who’s in the running for number two–that’s ahead today on the Texas Standard. The grandson of one president who’s also nephew of another is shaking up what he calls the biggest state agency Texans have never heard of. Our conversation with Land…

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Texas Standard: September 14, 2015

George P. Bush- his day job is Texas Land Commissioner…or is it? All his time away from the office is raising questions and some eyebrows. Also, the easy jokes about glasses and his big oops moment may obscure a larger story rick perry’s failed campaign. Also, at one time, oil was as high as 120…

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