Texas Standard for July 18, 2017
Gov. Abbott says city politicians are trying to California our Texas, hurting the Texas brand. But CEOs say there’s something far worse. We have the story today. And: Happy first day of the special session. Coming up, we’ll tell you what to expect and today’s listener question – why can’t the lege work faster? Also: The Texas housing boom of 2017. Look closer to see who’s really buying all those houses and why it matters. Plus: Are police cruisers making Texas cops sick? A nationwide investigation with its epicenter, the Texas capitol city. And: Lyle Lovett remembers a master craftsman. All this and much more, today on the Texas Standard:
CEO Protest Of Bathroom Bill Sets Tone For Contentious Special Session
Why Can’t The Texas Legislature Work Faster To Avoid Special Sessions?
Houston’s Attempt To Curb Wage Theft
Will House Flippers Cause A Market Flop?
Climate Change Skeptic Lamar Smith Leads A Scientific Trip To The Arctic
Some San Antonio ZIP Codes Exceed National Average For Lead Poisoning In Children
Lyle Lovett Remembers Guitar-Builder Bill Collings As A Master Craftsman And Friend
This Couple Has Opened Their Home And Their Heart To Dallas’ Refugee Children