Texas Standard for February 28, 2017

A sudden reversal from the Department of Justice. Texas didn’t intend to discriminate with voter ID. Why the 180 and why does it matter? We’ll explore. And: As immigration detention centers in Texas fill with new arrivals a lawsuit is filed against a private company running many of those centers. The allegation? Forced labor. The case could involve tens of thousands of current and former detainees. Also: A new technique to eradicate invasive species is being tested for the first time on mammals. The effect is daughterless offspring. What could go wrong? We’re just getting started, today on the Standard.

By Texas StandardFebruary 28, 2017 12:17 pm