Texas Standard For January 9, 2018

It’s a $12 billion solution that could prevent many more billions of dollars in damage. So why can’t Texas put up a hurricane barrier? We’ll explore. Also: The frontrunners in Mexico’s upcoming presidential election have already emerged. How the many Mexican voters living in Texas could effect the outcome. Plus: Texas is taking steps to rethink and redesign state mental health facilities, we’ll have the details. And: The views from outer space are quite literally out of this world, but many astronauts have vision trouble in zero gravity. Texas researchers are on the job. Also: A 5-to-nil vote shut down a plan proposed by U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry. We’ll take a look at why and what’s next. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJanuary 9, 2018 11:44 am