Texas Standard for April 27, 2017

After a long night at the Capitol, it looks like a statewide ban on so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ is all but a done deal. What happens next? That’s today on the Texas Standard. And: There’s more than a government shutdown to worry about. A prominent Texas lawmaker says what’s really on the line in the budget impasse is military readiness. Also: Are people who cross illegally into the U.S. really criminals? In Del Rio, at least, the answer is an overwhelming yes. We’ll hear why the Attorney General wants to make it a model for the rest of the country, and we’ll meet the judge at the center of it all. Plus: After streaming a live murder and several acts of criminal violence, can Facebook save face? And: A finding that upends decades of science about how we wound up in North America. All this and more, today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardApril 27, 2017 11:36 am