Wealth Gap

Texas Standard: July 5, 2016

Ready… Aim… Now what? After calling the gun control sit-in a publicity stunt House GOP leaders prepare for a vote. Plus there was a plan to crack down to crack down on repeat offenders in domestic violence cases. But a new report says in real life, more repeat offenders are getting more lenient treatment, we’ll hear why. And how many cans of mosquito repellent can Texas buy for 30 million dollars? The state’s about to find out in its preemptive war on Zika. And the gap between America’s rich and poor –bigger in San Francisco? Or south Texas? And the Texas slave who became a Mexican millionaire…an overlooked chapter in US history. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: