Texas Standard for July 14, 2017

A Texas GOP congressman isn’t pulling punches. The Russians, he says, are actively interfering with – fracking? And: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has had a lot to say about rolling back property taxes, but not so much about what those taxes fund – education. But on the eve of the special session, he’s changing his tune, offering bonuses to teachers, money for schools and help to retirees, we’ll hear why. Also: Its been a long time since military base closures made headlines, but Texans, brace yourselves. A coming fight could be a matter of survival for some Texas towns. Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJuly 14, 2017 11:36 am