Texas Standard For March 1, 2019

Surprise! You thought you were insured but got an unexpected medical bill. Now legislators have a plan to help Texas patients left holding the bag, we’ll have the latest. And: A new attempt to clear a backlog of untested rape kits statewide, we’ll have details. Also: For seniors, independent living facilities can be costly. That’s why one Texan’s alternative retirement plan is making national headlines, we’ll talk to him. Plus: Mariachi is nothing new, but here’s what is: a statewide festival of students embracing the tradition. We’ll look at why it marks a turning point of sorts. All of those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMarch 1, 2019 11:33 am