Archives

Texas Standard: December 25, 2019

From what was once the furthest frontier of the west, a mission to the furthest frontier of humankind. From Texas to the moon on this special edition of the Texas Standard. On July 20th 1969, the world held its breath as astronauts from the United States did something nearly unimaginable. But the pathway to the…

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: February 15, 2018

Harris County’s bail system treats the rich differently from the poor. An appeals court affirms that ruling. We’ll have the latest on what’s next and what it could mean for taxpayers. Also, a Texas lawmaker is leading an effort to roll back some requirements aimed at helping the disabled. We’ll explain. Plus, two native Texans…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: March 1, 2017

In politics, style doesn’t normally trump substance. Does a change in tone portend a change in policy and if so how? We’ll explore. Also two Texas congressmen, one a democrat, the other a republican, tell us what they heard and what they didn’t in the president’s maiden address to Congress. Plus, the re-making of a…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: June 6, 2016

May it please the court? When in Brownsville beware. A judge in the deferred deportation case orders Washington attorneys back to ethics school. That story today on the Texas Standard. Two police training academies shut down in south Texas–the allegations: brutality toward cadets. Details on the investigation. Also the skinny on a school district taking…

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: September 16, 2015

The Sandra Bland case drew national attention to suicide in Texas jails. Now, an attempt to curb self-inflicted deaths behind bars. Also, a Korean exodus from Los Angeles to the Lone star state, well tell you what’s behind it. Plus, Thousands of pages of top secret documents from the Vietnam era go public at the…

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,