Texas Standard For January 18, 2018

The eyes of Texas are on Washington, and a federal shutdown looms. Non-essential services could be stopped. We’ll explore what that means for Texas. And: Gov. Abbott has kicked off his reelection campaign with a promise on property taxes. With more than a few challenging him for his seat, what can a governor really do? We’ll explore. Also: The wintry mix that shutdown several of Texas’ biggest cities is one of the weeks biggest stories, but how’s it been playing out down on the farm? There may be a bit of good news, for some Texas farmers and ranchers, we’ll hear why. Plus: One of the most popular smartphone apps in the country right now is not available in Texas. Why? Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJanuary 18, 2018 11:40 am