Texas Standard for August 17, 2017

The debate over confederate monuments is now inside the Texas Capitol with a state lawmaker asking that a confederate symbol be removed. We’ll explore and tell you what the governor is saying about confederate monument. And: People living on the gulf coast take on one of the nation’s largest plastics plants,, saying it’s been polluting the area for years. Also: The number of Texas homes sold to people outside the United States skyrocketing, up almost 60 percent in on year. Plus: Can you imagine the state firing your entire school board? we’ll hear why that might happen in some communities. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 17, 2017 11:52 am