Texas Standard for July 25, 2018

The Trump administration is trying to offset losses in a trade war by giving American farmers $12 billion. Some are wondering if this is just a band-aid on a self-inflicted wound. Also, another effect of the president’s so-called zero tolerance policy is “no place for local prisoners to go.” We discuss with the Hidalgo County sheriff about a worsening space crisis. Sam Houston State University has a prescription for the shortage in rural doctors: their own – and brand new – medical school. And Politifact checks whether Beto O’Rourke has narrowed the gap with opponent Ted Cruz to just two percentage points. On today’s Texas Standard


By Texas StandardJuly 25, 2018 12:06 pm