Texas Standard For July 12, 2018

Buzz builds around a charismatic Democrat running for statewide office in Texas, bringing free media and money from Hollywood. Sound familiar? Beto O’Rourke has the sort of charm and charisma that’s drawn the attention of the national press corps, as new fundraising numbers show him leaving his rival, incumbent Ted Cruz in the dust. But is it moving the needle when it comes to winning over voters? We’ll take a closer look. And: Bag bans statewide have been sacked by the Texas Supreme Court, but that doesn’t mean you’ve got a right to a bag. How are retailers responding to changes in the law? Also: The maker of plans for a 3-D printed gun scores a victory that could have ripple effects. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJuly 12, 2018 11:25 am|