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Texas Standard: March 25, 2020

They are the toughest measures yet to deal with Coronavirus in Texas. What’s the real world significance of new stay in place orders in cities across the Lone Star State? We’ll take a closer look. Also, the tenth biggest economy in the world asks Washington for help. What Texas wants to do with that disaster…

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Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics are officially underway in South Korea. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Texas Standard: August 11, 2016

Maybe you thought the battle in the so-called transgender bathroom wars was winding down. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton isn’t giving up, and he’s got ten other states behind him. We’ll explore. Also a program that provides tuition for veterans, unique to Texas, is costing universities more and more every year. The question, how to…

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Texas Standard: August 8, 2016

Maybe you didn’t make it to Rio for the Olympics, but the Zika virus has made it here. Mosquitoes and money, lots of money, we’ll explore. Also for the first time since 1904, golf makes it to the Olympics. And, Nike QUITS the golf business. We’ll look at those mixed messages and the sport’s popularity…

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Texas Standard: August 6, 2016

When Isis inspired shooters attacked an event last year in Garland did the FBI know in advance? Perhaps egging them on? We’ll explore. Plus the department of homeland security appears to be having a change of heart when it comes to family detention centers. We’ll here why and what it means. Also tax free weekend…

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Texas Standard: August 2, 2016

In election cycles where there’s high volatility, third parties can affect outcomes. As the Greens gather in Houston, is anyone listening? We’ll explore. Also: The Zika virus? According to Texas researchers, a treatment could be right in front of us. We’ll have the latest. And what’s in a name? When it comes to prescriptions in…

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Texas Standard: July 14, 2016

A town hall meeting on race that may be unprecedented. A look at the White House event and what role one prominent Texan may play. Also the aisle is widening, at least that’s what it looks like when you examine the latest party platforms. We’ll have analysis. Plus another round of Medicaid cuts hits Texas…

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Texas Standard: May 18, 2016

The viral video showed a officer slamming a student to the ground. Advocates say it’s past time to make changes to school policing. We’ll explore. Also Texas can do its own background checks… even while accepting federal funding to resettle refugees? We’ll take a closer look. Plus… one part of the state has twice the…

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