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February 1, 2021

Texas Standard: February 1, 2021

What is the state of the state of Texas? The Governor lays out his plans for the legislature in a statewide address. We'll have a preview. Also, could senator Ted Cruz get disbarred? A push by his critics following the January 6th riots at the capitol. And what do do with an unwanted byproduct of Texas' wind power industry. Also, you've heard of crypto currency. What about crypto-art? We'll hear about the Texas choral group betting big on blockchain. And the Houston doctor and conservative activist who's been making political waves in Texas since the 80's: just who is Steven…


January 8, 2021

KUT Weekend – January 8, 2021

Austin prepares a field hospital at the convention center as hospitals fill with COVID patients. Plus, we'll hear from two members of Congress while they were locked down as pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol. And the Texas Legislature gears up to start their once-every-two-years regular session next week. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at https://weekend.kut.org


December 22, 2020

Texas Standard: December 22, 2020

What we should know and when about a highly contagious variant of COVID-19. One of Texas' top infectious disease experts joins us. We'll ask Dr. Peter Hotez all we can about the latest spread of the coronavirus, the vaccine, and what we need to know here in Texas. Meanwhile, a Texas-led challenge to DACA is in court. Why it matters even though a Biden presidency is just around the corner. And redistricting will be a top priority when Texas lawmakers start the next legislative session. We'll break down how they'll draw maps. And we're not letting Senator Ted Cruz get…