Texas Standard For February 21, 2018

It seems there’s some momentum behind tightened accountability for firearm background checks. The top Texas Republican now seems to be at least partially on board. And: Early voting is underway. The first choice those heading to the polls will have to make is which party’s primary to vote in. Why crossover voting isn’t all that common. Also: Texas coastal cities still cleaning up from Hurricane Harvey are also looking ahead to mitigating the damage of the next storm. Why folks in Corpus Christi are concerned. Plus: It’s been 25 years since the siege at a Branch Davidian complex outside of Waco. What law enforcement learned from that deadly encounter. And a profile of a man known as “the Galveston Giant.” Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardFebruary 21, 2018 11:43 am