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Texas Standard: April 6, 2018

There aren’t enough people willing to work, so say’s Texas shrimpers. Now the Texas agriculture commission is asking the Feds for help. We’ll hear what he’s hoping for. Also: a year ago, nearly 250 people were laid off from a factory in Ft. Worth. Now they’re being asked to come back and the factories on the rebound. A locomotive company rediscovers it mojo and what it means. Plus the week in Texas politicism, and so much more, today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: October 31, 2016

They promise not to rename the company general oil, but still far more questions than answers as GE makes a major play in the energy capitol, we’ll explore. Plus gay marriage became the law of the land last year: but in Texas, does that decision extend to employment benefits? The Texas Supreme Court’s getting asked, a second time, to take up the case. We’ll hear why. And when the do not call list doesn’t work, what to do next? A new weapon in the war against robocalls. Also remember that forlorn gas station in the cult classic Texas chainsaw massacre? It’s baaaack….with a side of pickles. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: