Texas Standard: August 24, 2016

Guess who’s coming to dinner? The mother of a transgender boy gets a long awaited RSVP from Ken Paxton. We’ll meet her today on the Texas Standard.

Set asides for higher ed students- the Lt. Governor wants to get rid of them claiming it would cut the cost of college across the board. Do the numbers add up?

Cleared for takeoff: new rules set to open up the skies between Mexico and Texas. Fasten your seatbelts, deal seekers.

Plus, have you noticed? From fast food places to supermarkets across Texas, what’s with all the hullabaloo over Hatch chilies?

And the etymology of a native Texan noun that’s gone global.
All that and then some today on the Texas Standard.

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