Texas Standard For June 6, 2019

Citing a crisis, border officials say they will cut off funding for anything not directly necessary for the protection of life and safety in U.S. immigrant shelters. Officials tell the operators of the shelters to end English classes, recreation programs and other services because there isn’t the money to pay for it – we’ll take a closer look. And: Concerns about suicide among farmers, and a new effort to reach out across rural Texas. Also: What voting data tells us about just how far to the right and left our own lawmakers really are. Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJune 6, 2019 2:41 pm