Texas Standard For November 8, 2018

Lost in large part in the immediate aftermath of the midterms: do you really know what’s changed in the Texas legislature? We’ll get you up to speed. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick may have held on to his partisan supermajority, but he may have a tougher fight over issues of social conservatism. Two state lawmakers, a Democrat and a Republican, offer a reality check. And: A gut check when it comes to probiotics. They’re all the rage, promising better digestion and better health, but a Texas researcher raises serious new questions. Also: Did Texas shut down the world’s biggest marketplace for human trafficking? A Politifact check and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardNovember 8, 2018 12:36 pm