Texas Standard for August 11, 2017

Fifteen-hundred school superintendents from across Texas lobby the lieutenant governor to put more money into education. We’ll explore the Senate’s willingness to do that. And: Imagine having to drive more than a hundred miles to see a doctor. That’s the reality for some Texans living in rural parts of the state. A look at what’s forcing hospitals to close up shop. Also: Fuel thefts are nothing new, but one Texas company is helping gas station owners protect the goods at the pump. Plus: We know everything’s bigger and better in Texas, and it turns out that’s true for supercomputers, too. And: We check in with The Texas Tribune for a look at the week that was in state politics today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 11, 2017 11:38 am