Archives

Texas Standard: March 3, 2020

It’s Super Tuesday in Texas. We’re connecting with reporters statewide to get a sense of how things are going at the ballot boxes. And just as the field of democrats challenging president Trump has dramatically fallen, so too will the number of challengers in a key senate race and many other contests statewide. And by…

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

Texas Standard: October 23, 2019

It’s a closely watched case involving bail reform in Harris County. Now, the state’s attorney general wants to weigh in – against the change. Plus, he’s the longest serving governor in Texas history, he’s run for president, he’s been serving as energy secretary and now he’s leaving the Trump administration. What’s next for Rick Perry?…

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

Texas Standard: October 4, 2019

He’s been one of the longest-serving members of President Trump’s cabinet, but sources say Rick Perry will soon step down, we’ll explore. Also, did you get a census in the mail? No, not that census. We’ll explore some confusing fundraising tactics to keep an eye out of for. Plus, it was a personal moment between…

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

Texas Standard: July 25, 2018

12 billion dollars for farmers: the Trump administration trying to offset losses in a trade war smart policy or a band aid on a self-inflicted wound? We’ll have the latest. Also, another effect of zero tolerance: no place for local prisoners to go. We’ll talk with the sheriff of Hidalgo county facing a space crisis….

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

Texas Standard: July 19, 2018

They may call it the reddest state in the nation, but when it comes to bagging the green, the party of the blues is going gangbusters in Texas. We’ll break down what that means. Plus San Antonio’s long been the site of the Air Force cyber command, but now we’re hearing of a shift to…

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

Texas Standard: November 22, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of Texas homes were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey. But getting a total cost estimate of all that? It’s complicated, we’ll have the latest. It perhaps comes as no surprise. But new details reveal just how tied Texas is to Mexican drug cartels and corrupt officials. Plus- many a doorstep will…

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

Texas Standard: November 17, 2017

It was introduced two weeks ago, and without a single hearing, it’s passed the house. Tax reform of some form seems likely, but at what cost? The president’s plan for rebuilding America’s infrastructure: price tag? 1 trillion dollars. But who’s gonna pay for it? One expert says the answer should be obvious: China. And Texas…

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

V&B – Health Care Reimagined For A Changing Austin

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy KUT’s joins healthcare visionary and Vice Dean for Strategy and Partnerships for the new Dell Medical School, Dr. Mini Kahlon, in conversation about what it means to develop a medical school focused on the health of a community rather than just treating the sick? What can we learn…

Tags: , , , , , ,