Texas Standard For December 22, 2017

Before Harvey, developers were allowed to build homes inside reservoirs. How did they get the green light? And did anyone warn the buyers? And: Texas- based AT&T is giving 200,000 workers $1,000 bonuses. The company says it’s thanks to the tax cuts just passed by Congress. Now other companies are joining in the bonus-giving spree. We’ll hear what may be the corporate calculation behind the bonus boom. Also: With fewer than 1% of all Americans on active duty, there’s a growing divide between the military and civilians. Plus: Remember small town Texas? For those who may have forgotten, a writer in Abilene on seven pressing issues. All this an so much more, today on The Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardDecember 22, 2017 12:09 pm