Texas Standard For January 17, 2018

The big freeze. It’s not just a buzzphrase for Texans right now as congress is stuck over DACA and the threat of a government shutdown. The search for a thaw today on the Standard. And: The Trump Department of Justice asks the Supreme Court to intervene over a California judge’s order to keep DACA going. We’ll hear why that judge’s move has become a controversy in legal circles. Also: Gov. Abbott’s opening volley in his reelection bid – property taxes. Plus: A solution for Texas school kids living in poverty – weekday boarding? And: After a false alarm in Hawaii, parents are talking about apocalypse with their children. Finally: What’s the key to keeping your car from getting stolen? A politifact check and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJanuary 17, 2018 11:31 am