Texas Standard: September 21, 2016

in Houston, 65 percent of the city is within a mile of a toxic emitter. The impact’s not just environmental, but economic, we’ll explore. Also something has to change long term after the Sandra Bland case, at least that’s what some Texas lawmakers are talking about this week…but how, and how much? Plus there are shelters across the state for survivors of domestic violence—now comes an expansion to fill what may not be an obvious gap…a gender gap. And a claim made right on this broadcast: that Texas has lost more law enforcement officers in the line of duty than any other state in the nation. Is that true? We’ll do the numbers. All that and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

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David Brown