Texas Standard for July 31, 2015
Bedsheets, clothing, trash bags: A review of Texas jailhouse suicides raises questions of what officials can do to turn things around. Plus: In the wake of scandals at VA hospitals, legislation to make it easier to fire bad actors hits a roadblock. Also: Freedom of choice was supposed to mean savings for millions of Texas electricity customers – but many are still shocked by the bills. What’s the disconnect? All that, plus the week in Texas politics, tips for spending your weekend wisely, and much more on the Standard.