This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson speaks with Maurice A. Jones, former Deputy Undersecretary of HUD and former Virginia Secretary of Commerce and current President and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a community development finance corporation providing a variety of financial and technical services to schools, healthcare centers and organized groups.
The Texas General Land Office has a question for many towns and cities: after Harvey, how would you spend 4 billion dollars? The mayor of Rockport weighs in today on the Texas Standard. Also, the eyes of many Texans on the impeachment drama on Capitol Hill. Not all Texas lawmakers singing the same tune on that score, we’ll have details. And the headlines say in the Permian Basin the pumpjacks are pumpin and all’s well for oil wells. But a closer look finds subtle signs of a downturn. Also the potential return of a Texas political dynasty? Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard: