Texas Standard For December 21, 2017
Texans and the tax bill. There are winners- and losers too. Kevin Diaz of the Houston Chronicle has done the numbers. How it all adds up today on the Texas Standard. And: Happy new year? With one of the biggest NSA surveillance operations ever authorized against U.S. citizens currently set to expire December 31, a plan to reauthorize and possibly expand the NSA’s power hits a last minute wall. We’ll hear what happens next. Also: Fort Worth fires a veteran police officer over the tazing of an unarmed woman. How the story’s highlighting deep divisions there. Plus: Meanwhile in Houston, a first in the nation effort to plant virtual psychiatrists among first responders. All those stories and much more on the national news show of Texas.