Texas Capitol

The Lege Is Back

Texas lawmakers have reconvened at the State Capitol Building for the start of the 86th Legislative Session. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

Texas Standard: September 18, 2015

Black Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, All Lives Matter- maintaining the peace as groups converge on the Texas Capitol. Also, the glass ceiling in college athletics- what’s preventing women from reaching top posts at top universities? Plus, the story behind a new safe haven for survivors of modern day slavery …And Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings- so many music legends from one place, what’s in the water out there? Texas’ next musician laureate, Joe Ely, explores the mystery of the panhandle ramblers. All that plus the week in Texas politics, its Texas Standard Time: