Trigger Law

KUT Morning Newscast for August 25, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 25, 2022. Texas abortion trigger law. Mayor Adler’s State of the City Address. UT program to address teacher shortage. Student loan debt cancellation. Teachers from Spain arrive in Elgin ISD.

Texas Standard: August 24, 2022

Hours away from a new law that amounts to a near total ban on abortions in Texas and a new legal challenge to that law. As Texas’ version of a post Roe vs. Wade trigger law takes effect, reproductive rights groups are suing the state attorney general. We’ll hear about the strategy and the prospects. Also, 5 years after Hurricane Harvey there are ongoing attempts to buyout the homes of people living in land that repeatedly floods. So how’s that working out? We’ll hear the latest. Also actor and comedian Mo Amer on a new Netflix series some say is the first of its kind to really capture the feel of a modern Houston. Plus a Politifact check and much more today on the Texas Standard:

KUT Morning Newscast for July 27, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 27, 2022. Texas’ “trigger law” banning almost all abortions is set to go into effect next month. Austin City Council will vote on new management for the city’s homeless shelter. AISD’s offering free menstrual products to students. Fire mitigation efforts. Austin’s Red River Cultural District looks for a new executive director.

Texas Standard: May 4, 2022

On today’s show we’ll explain the trigger law that would mostly ban abortion in Texas if Roe v. wade is overturned. Plus, have Texans had enough of highways? Some transportation activists are taking it to the streets. And are you familiar with Toadsuck? Don’t be offended, it’s the name of a place. Commentator W.F. Strong will tell you all about it. And we’ve got back to school book bans in San Antonio and of course the latest news from across the Lone Star State today on the Texas Standard: