Texas Standard For December 28, 2018
The border remains the top issue in national politics. But in Texas, it’s also a local issue. We’ll hear from a state representative on the latest in her district. And: Texas is once again one of the deadliest states for law enforcement officers. We’ll break down the numbers, including a disturbing trend involving firearm deaths. Also: If one Texas lawmaker has his way, the severance tax could get a bit of a makeover in the next legislative session. What it is and why you should care. Plus: The Texan believed to be the country’s oldest man has died at 112. We’ll take a look back at his life. And understanding tornadoes, and celebrating the New Year – all today on the Texas Standard.