Texas goes back to the drawing board to determine political maps. We’ll look at how recent legal rulings could shape that process. Also, President Trump is looking for yet another National Security Advisor. What the position does and why it matters. And we’ll do some fact-checking on claims about Texas gun violence. Also, we’ll get to know the unique Texas accent of an important labor rights worker. Plus, the music and message of country’s The Highwomen. All of that and then some today on the Texas Standard:
Texans and the Tax Bill. There are winners- and losers too. Kevin Diaz of the Houston Chronicle has done the numbers. How it all adds up today on the Texas Standard.
Happy new year? With one of the biggest NSA surveillance operations ever authorized against US citizens currently set to expire December 31, a plan to reauthorize and possibly expand the NSA’s power hits a last minute wall. We’ll hear what happens next.
Fort Worth fires a veteran police officer over the tazing of an unarmed woman. How the story’s highlighting deep divisions there. Meanwhile in Houston, a first in the nation effort to plant virtual psychiatrists among first responders.
All those stories and much more on the national news show of Texas.