Texas Standard For February 23, 2018

A death sentence commuted to life in prison. We’ll talk with the Texas dad who fought to keep the state from executing his son. Today on the Texas Standard. And: The firearm industry is in the news these days for possible restrictions on what can be sold. We’ll take a closer look at the business itself. Also: A Texas State Senator found guilty on 11 felony charges. What happens next? Plus: Country singer Lee Ann Womack has a different sound from her “I Hope You Dance” days. We talk with her about how Texas helped shape her new album. And it’s Friday- that means another custom poem written for us on a vintage typewriter… and a wrap of the big stories this week in Texas politics. All today on the Standard:

By Texas StandardFebruary 23, 2018 11:41 am