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:
State Rep. Eric Johnson Wants To Spur A Discussion Of Confederate Symbols By Removing Capitol Plaque
Glenn Hegar Says Texas Would Be The Biggest Loser If The U.S. Left NAFTA
Coastal Residents Sue Plastics Plant on Water Pollution Claim
International Buyers Snap Up Texas Real Estate
Greg Abbott Vows To Appeal Ruling Invalidating Two Congressional Districts
Does The Government Have Your Back When It Comes To Tech Privacy?
Garland Is A Family-Friendly Weekend Getaway For Foodies And Shoppers Alike
Can Prescribing Fewer Painkillers Curb The Opioid Epidemic? Doctors At Baylor Think So.
With Ten Failing Schools, Houston ISD Works To Avoid The State’s Nuclear Option’