Texas Standard For March 15, 2019

In a rare, bipartisan rebuke over the border, the Republican-run Senate voted to block the president’s emergency declaration, so what happens next? We’ll explore. Also: It’s being called the biggest conservation move on South Padre Island in two decades: thousands of acres of land set are aside to save a species of sea turtle. And: You’ve heard the talk of a polar vortex; now there’s reports this week of a bomb cyclone. But when it comes to monster meteorological events, what’s in a name? Plus: Emily Ramshaw of the Texas Tribune with the week that was in Texas politics today on the Friday edition of the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMarch 15, 2019 1:12 pm