The debate over confederate monuments is now inside the Texas capitol with a state lawmaker asking for a confederate symbol to removed. We’ll explore and tell you what the governor is saying about confederate monument. Also: people living on the gulf coast take on one of the nation’s largest plastics plants, saying it’s been polluting the area for years. Plus: the number of Texas homes sold to people outside the United States skyrocketing, up almost 60 percent in on year. And can you imagine the state firing your entire school board? we’ll hear why that might happen in some communities. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:
Former Governor Rick Perry is launching his presidential campaign, but can he overcome his indictment, his low poll numbers, and — a third thing i can’t remember….
As Congress takes a closer look at last month’s attempted terrorist attack in Garland, we’ll hear how the so-called Islamic State is using social media to build a fan base. What’s up with the Dallas bag ban? Texans probe a moon of Jupiter and an easy way to backup the pictures on your smartphone.