Texas Standard for April 11, 2016

When is it OK to use Texas taxpayer and campaign funds for travel? Does an out-of-state rodeo qualify? We’ll explore. Also: Prisoners have precious few rights behind bars – but many in Texas are asserting the right to strike. It led to lockdowns last week. Plus: Are plummeting oil prices causing problems at school? We’ll hear about an often overlooked connection. And: We’ve heard for years that robots are taking our jobs. Now a Rice professor warns that this time, it’s for real. Those stories and much more on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardApril 11, 2016 11:58 am