Texas Standard: December 13, 2016

Commerce, education and…the third one… I can’t…oh yes: Rick Perry has been tapped for energy secretary. Is he ready? The story today on the Standard.

Federal officials come to Texas and get an earful from parents of special ed students. We’ll hear what they heard.

Also, notes of dischord among musicians in Fort Worth have some big city symphonies trying to maintain harmony. We’ll hear how.

From frosted flakes to shoes and home appliances: the new political frontier– is everywhere and everything. How the politics of what we shop for affects the state of our union.

Plus, potential SCOTUS picks and more…turn it up y’all , it’s Texas Standard time.