Texas Standard for August 18, 2017

In a place where there’s little water already, rising demand is raising the stakes for everyone. We’re live from Marfa Public Radio today! And: He may have hit a wall with Congress, but President Trump is moving fast to make a lasting mark on another front, and Texas is ground zero. Tilting the balance on the federal bench. Also: Just a few miles from here they’re warming up the famous McDonald Observatory telescopes as the U.S. prepares for a rare solar eclipse. But why is this one so special, and for researchers, what is left to learn? Plus: Sine die for the special session, the week in Texas politics and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 18, 2017 1:04 pm