Texas Standard for August 8, 2017

A meeting months in the making: With just about a week left for lawmaking in the special session, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have a face-to-face. We’ll have the details. And: After last month’s deadly discovery of migrants smuggled inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas is on the minds of regulars at the largest truck stop in the nation. Also: They can detect bombs and bed bugs: What a shortage of specially trained canines mean for safety here in Texas and worldwide. Plus: Some ‘milk people’ in the Lone Star State are none too pleased with President Trump’s comments about immigrants not wanting to work for local dairy farmers. We explore their concerns. Turn it up, it’s Texas Standard time:

By Texas StandardAugust 8, 2017 11:52 am