Texas Standard For January 22, 2018

A surprise in Texas election year politics: One of the state’s biggest unions turns its back on the Democrat hoping to unseat Ted Cruz. Also: The office is supposed to be second in command in the Lone Star state and yet some believe when it comes to power, the number two is number one. A pre-primary primer on the powers of the Lt. Governor. And: Prices of Texas crude are hitting new levels not seen since the market fallout of 2014. Time to sell the gas-guzzler? Plus: After losing most of his family to a shooter, a father asks the state for clemency for the convicted killer…his own son. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJanuary 22, 2018 11:26 am