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Texas Standard: October 22, 2021

The Texas Attorney General, already under a cloud of legal charges, loses an appeal in a whistleblower case against him. The latest today on the Texas Standard.
Eight months after a deadly winter storm, new weatherization orders for the state’s power generators. Is it enough?
Also a Texas ban on Delta 8. And no, we’re not talking about a COVID variant, here.
A new Netflix series that’s rare in a number of ways- not least of which, greater Latin-x representation behind the scenes. Our conversation with animator Jorge Gutierrez and the inspiration behind the new series Maya and the Three.
Plus, the week in politics with the Texas Tribune and much more.

Texas Standard: May 1, 2019

Lowering property taxes, but giving up what? We’ll take a look at the latest movement at the Texas capitol. Also, asylum seekers would have to pay to apply under new orders from President Trump. We’ll break down the proposals. And you throw the bottle in the blue bin, viola! You’ve recycled. But it’s not so simple, and in fact it could be getting harder. We’ll explain. And one of the most important figures in Texas’ religious history never set foot here, or did she? Exploring the legend of the Lady in Blue. Those stories plus a fact check and more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: June 7, 2016

The Trump Factor and Latino Voters: does the latest blowup over Mexican ancestry really tilt the balance in Texas? We’ll explore. Also Texas is on track to set another new record for inappropriate relationships between teachers and students. Is the fix a ban on social media? And home again, home again, jiggity jig: more young adults now live with parents than with significant others. Why mom and dad need not be that bummed out. And the many national and state parks in Texas are missing something: african american visitors. New research points to why. Those stories and much more today on the Texas standard: