Texas Standard For December 18, 2019

A major victory against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by home and business owners hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey. How, and what happens next. And: Another lawsuit, this time coming in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Imelda raises questions about how the Houston region is grappling with climate change. We’ll explain. Also: Texas; reputation as the top state for the death penalty may be receding. How new attitudes about capital punishment appear to be leading to big changes. Plus: A somewhat timely Politifact check of a claim by Ted Cruz. All that and a whole lot more on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardDecember 18, 2019 11:22 am