Texas Standard for September 4, 2017

Over 95 percent of Houston is now dry, says the mayor, as the city issues new mandatory evacuation orders. The latest today on the Texas Standard. Last night, the 4th largest city in the nation started cutting power to some residents trying to get them to leave their homes. We’ll hear what officials are concerned about even as the city dries out. In Victoria – as some people try to return home, many are greeted by eviction notices. The Harvey-hit working poor at a tipping point. And: You’ve navigated the floodwaters, can you navigate the process to get FEMA assistance? Plus: A decision on DACA; reading, writing, and the retention of rural teachers, and a whole lot more on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardSeptember 4, 2017 12:13 pm