Texas Standard For August 16, 2019

Gov. Greg Abbott faces questions about his response to the mass shooting in El Paso. But is he going far enough? He’s facing calls to bring lawmakers back to Austin for a special session in the aftermath of the shooting. We’ll hear his response from last night’s town hall in Tyler, broadcast statewide and go deeper on his proposed domestic terrorism task force. And: The wildfire threat in Texas and concerns it’s getting worse. Also: The week in Texas politics with the Texas Tribune and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 16, 2019 3:04 pm