Texas Standard For July 9, 2018

The president will announce his choice for the Supreme Court – but is it his pick or someone else’s? A brief history of high court picks and how tonight fits in- today on the Standard. And: The Texas attorney general spends half a million dollars on expert testimony defending the state’s abortion restrictions. How much bang for the buck? You might be surprised – the Houston Chronicle’s Alejandra Matos joins us. Also: Help wanted signs dot the oilfields, not enough men to fill the jobs, the push is on for more women. And now something that may make the work a bit for comfortable for those new female roughnecks. Plus: what a so-called failed school in Houston could teach the rest of Texas. All this and more on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJuly 9, 2018 12:00 pm