Texas Standard for June 16, 2017

Amazon’s virtual retail revolution just got a whole lot more real with a $14 billion purchase of Texas-based Whole Foods. We’ll discuss the backstory. And: Is there anything more American than baseball? As Congress explores bipartisan huddles, it’s an inter-party rivalry that’s causing sparks. The latest move in Texas is the governor’s veto of scores of just-passed bills. We’ll look at what was left on the cutting room floor. Also: A look at what’s about to become Texas law in our roundup of the week in politics. Plus: In light of news that election season hackers struck 39 states and tried to crack databases in Dallas, what can be done to better defend our election systems? Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJune 16, 2017 11:51 am