Texas Standard For May 13, 2020

What next? A new report says it’s time to think big about a post-pandemic Lone Star State. We’ll look at a just released roadmap for a more inclusive, resilient Texas. Former state Sen. Kirk Watson of the University of Houston and Steven Pedigo of UT unveil a joint nine-point proposal for a stronger Texas after COVID-19. And: Dangers in the fields of the Valley where essential workers labor unprotected. Also: Can you run a railroad with no tracks? An implausible-sounding question with major implications for the Texas bullet train. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMay 13, 2020 11:26 am

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