Texas Standard For December 5, 2017

Lawmakers thought they’d fixed the voter ID question in Texas. Today: The state defends the new law in federal court, we’ll have the latest. Also: When Hurricane Harvey made landfall, Rockport took it on the chin. As people talk about rebuilding in other parts of Texas, the question for Rockport is far more stark: can it survive? With its tax base disappearing, the mayor’s literally counting the days until coffers hit zero. Plus: Four juvenile justice groups call for the state to close its youth lockups. The response from the top? You might be surprised. And: A surprising study on racism south of the border. Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardDecember 5, 2017 11:34 am