Texas Standard For March 14, 2018

One of the most controversial laws to pass the Texas legislature in years is being upheld by a 5th Circuit panel. What’s next for so-called sanctuary cities? We’ll explore. And: Texas counties are racing to join lawsuits challenging pharmaceutical companies over the opioid crisis. Why the race to the courthouse? Also: How Texas could make motherhood safer, and why the need is especially urgent. Plus: Along the Harvey-hit Gulf Coast this spring break, how’s business? We’ll check in with some bars, restaurants and other hot spots to hear whether the crowds are back and what’s changed. Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMarch 14, 2018 11:35 am