Texas Standard For December 18, 2018
After Obamacare, then what? The governor’s suggesting he’ll push for a Texas health care plan. But what would Abbottcare look like and is it for real? The story today. And: Texas’ senior senator, the number two man in the Senate, delivers an impassioned plea for a criminal justice bill. Also: It looks like it could be one of those rare opportunities for something resembling real bipartisanship. What John Cornyn said and why he’s now in the spotlight. Plus: A creature long-rumored to roam the swamps of the south – turns out it’s for real. We’ll talk with the Texas researcher who helped discover a new species. And much more today on the Texas Standard.