Texas Standard For May 17, 2018

After Harvey, Houston’s mayor wants to tap the Rainy Day Fund. The governor says Houston hasn’t spent anything close to the money already there. We’ll have the latest. And: Less than a week out from runoff day in Texas, early voting’s already underway and its not the gubernatorial contest drawing in the donor money, its an interparty fight in the GOP. Where the big political dollars are going and why. Also: Lots of folks look back at their glory days, but few go as far as the 25 year-old-man, who police say went back to high school and posed as a student. Robert Wilonsky of The Dallas Morning News says his son knew the guy. Plus: The shrinking middle class. Does it matter? Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMay 17, 2018 11:48 am|