Texas Standard for August 23, 2017
President Donald Trump says he doesn’t think NAFTA can be saved and he’s calling for a shutdown of the federal government if that’s what it takes to fund the border wall. We’ll explore. And: We’ll apply a Texas filter to the president’s remarks in Phoenix, Arizona. Also: Why a federal judge has stopped Houston from banning large encampments of people experiencing homelessness. Plus: How giant retailers like Walmart and Target are trying to compete with Amazon. And: Houston to Dallas in 30 minutes? Hyperloop technology might make it possible. We’ll hear from Texans competing this weekend to make it a reality. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:
In Arizona, Donald Trump Sounds Familiar Notes On NAFTA And the Border Wall
Federal Court Blocks Houston Homeless Ordinance: It May Be Cruel And Unusual Punishment
Houston Fire Department Struggles to Fund Innovation
Big Box Stores Determined To Lure Home-Delivery Customers Away From Amazon
Tropical Storm Harvey Is Headed Toward The Gulf Coast
‘He Didn’t Judge Me’: Mentor Guides Troubled Fathers To Be Better Parents, Find Stability
Could Hyperloop End Traffic Gridlock? Two Texas Teams Are Competing To Find Out.
Texas: The Name Heard ‘Round The World
Do Immigrants Who Live In The U.S. Illegally Commit Fewer Crimes Than Native-Born Citizens?