Peso

Texas Standard: February 3, 2017

The president takes aim at a decades-old law preventing tax exempt churches from engaging in politics. But there’s more to the story – we’ll explore. Plus: After hours of public testimony, a controversial bill banning sanctuary cities moves on to the full senate. We’ll have the latest. Also: The wall’s not up yet, but another barrier’s already rising, hitting Texas border cities: the surging dollar versus the peso. We’ll have the view from main street. And new life for an old idea: Teachers are telling students to learn what ever they want. All those stories and more, on today’s Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: October 11, 2016

The law says police must report officer involved shootings. So why are hundreds of police involved shootings missing from records? We’ll explore. Also, trust the polls? Want another measure for how the presidential race is going? Why some are looking to the peso as a proxy. Plus on this final day of voter registration in Texas: is there not a better way? Also, The Feds order Texas to remove caps on special ed services ..unless they can show no kids are losing out. Now a Texas lawmaker wants to go a step further. We’ll hear the plan. And the recent passing of a Texas music legend…a new book explores what we’ve lost. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: