Texas Standard For April 24, 2019

A Texas Democrat enters the race for U.S. Senate, facing a three-term incumbent with a massive war chest. Veteran MJ Hegar throws her hat into the ring for the Senate seat held by John Cornyn. What are her chances and what does it mean for another much talked-about potential challenger? And: The Dallas DA is getting pushback from the governor and others over plans not to prosecute some petty thefts. The DA says it’s criminalizing poverty. Also: One giant leap for legalized hemp in the Lone Star State. All those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardApril 24, 2019 11:22 am