Texas Standard For May 29, 2019

If another Harvey-sized storm hit the Texas coast, could the state’s economy weather the hit? A warning to Texas officials about the need to do something to protect the Galveston Bay before the next so-called 500-year storm event, we’ll take a look. And: A plan to get teachers to transfer to low-performing schools, how’s it going? Also: How is it that a Texas town of 400 people is bankrolling projects statewide? We’ll explore. Plus: Has local government debt really risen 40% in five years? Politifact checks the numbers and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMay 29, 2019 11:25 am