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June 30, 2022

Texas Standard: June 30, 2022

Texas Standard

By: David Brown

A Supreme Court decision in a closely watched case involving Texas and the so-called return to Mexico policy. We’ll look at the implications. Other stories we’re tracking: after the deaths of more than 50 migrants in a human smuggling operation, Governor Abbott adds border checkpoints as critics pan his move as political. We’ll hear more. And how’s business? In a post-Roe Texas, considerably more complicated. We’ll hear why. Also the high court gives the green light to an injured Army reserves veteran to sue his former employer, the Texas DPS. The backstory and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

June 29, 2022

Texas Standard: June 29, 2022

Texas Standard

By: David Brown

As the investigation continues in a migrant smuggling tragedy, border officials in El Paso sound an alarm over migrant deaths due to water. Coming up: a Texas pre-Roe abortion ban blocked by a Harris county judge. We’ll have the latest. Plus a conversation with the eldest daughter of Norma McCorvey, the Texan better known as Jane Roe in the landmark Roe v Wade case. And a first of its kind in Texas, diplomas for newly minted podiatrists. We’ll talk with the inaugural dean of Texas’ first school of podiatry and why its location is so critical. And the GOP platform call for Texas to secede: could Texas do that? A Politifact check and more today on the Texas Standard:

June 28, 2022

Texas Standard: June 28, 2022

Texas Standard

By: David Brown

An horrific discovery outside of San Antonio where investigators describe one of the deadliest human smuggling incidents in years. The bodies of at least 50 people, all suspected migrants, found in and around an unair-conditioned abandoned tractor trailer truck. We’ll have the latest. Also the continued repercussions of the Dobbs decision. How the fall of Roe factors into Texas politics: specifically the race for governor. Plus post Roe privacy concerns and the intersection with technology, including the smartphone. And the push for truancy reforms after the shooting in Uvalde and much more today on the Texas Standard: