200 episodes

Texas Standard delivers up-to-the-moment coverage of politics, lifestyle, the environment, technology, innovation and money from a uniquely Texas perspective.



The program airs Monday through Friday on more than 30 public radio stations across Texas. Visit texasstandard.org/listen to find when it airs where you are.

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Texas Standard delivers up-to-the-moment coverage of politics, lifestyle, the environment, technology, innovation and money from a uniquely Texas perspective.



The program airs Monday through Friday on more than 30 public radio stations across Texas. Visit texasstandard.org/listen to find when it airs where you are.

    Texas Standard: November 26, 2020

    Texas Standard: November 26, 2020

    It’s Thanksgiving Day and we’re re-broadcasting a special show for you. Overlooked No More: How Asian Texans shape the state. Today we’ll talk about How the Asian American community has changed since 1870, the first time the U.S. census counted people from China to today. Also, we’ll meet a group called the “Pershing Chinese” –...

    • 50 min
    Texas Standard: November 27, 2020

    Texas Standard: November 27, 2020

    Today we once again present our Ofrendas: our offering of sounds honoring the lives of those who have left us.This a re-broadcast of Ofrenda – A Decimation of People, A Celebration of Life. We’ll take a look at the soothing tradition of remembering the dead through food, color and music. In a year when Texas...

    • 49 min
    Texas Standard: November 25, 2020

    Texas Standard: November 25, 2020

    You now the saying so many books, so little time? Well if you’ve got an hour, we’ve got a page turner for you. We’ll take a trip to the library. From ideas about voting and civic duty, the untold story of a war often repeatedly revisited, an agent of change who might otherwise have been...

    • 51 min
    Texas Standard: November 24, 2020

    Texas Standard: November 24, 2020

    How did an agency that oversees managing office space and procuring supplies come to play such a role in the presidential transition? Gimme a T for transition: what changes and how for Team Biden with an election acknowledgement by a key government agency? Also, who Biden’s tapping for his administration and what it could mean...

    • 52 min
    Texas Standard: November 23, 2020

    Texas Standard: November 23, 2020

    Cars line up for miles outside food banks in our big cities. On this Thanksgiving week, the state of food insecurity in the state of Texas. As many Texans prepare for a big Thanksgiving dinner, others struggle with the choice of whether to leave the lights on or put food on the table. We’ll explore....

    • 50 min
    Texas Standard: November 20, 2020

    Texas Standard: November 20, 2020

    Is the presidential contest still a real contest? Texas’ senior senator says it’s still too close to call, we’ll have the latest. Also, he pledged to heal the soul of the nation, but when it comes to immigration, some wonder why that topic doesn’t make it too Joe Biden’s top 5 list of policy priorities....

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
141 Ratings

141 Ratings

JubileeTX ,

Unbiased and diverse

Diverse range of topics and varied guests. Not a fan of everything about the show but not sure what the negative review is about. Even at times when I wish the host and others on the show would be more biased they stay impressively middle of the road. Keep up the good work everyone.

#118 ,

Informative & entertaining

I like the Texas centered stories. I think they maintain a pretty good balance. I don’t call myself liberal or conservative. I think both sides are over the top on different things!
Just like reading my Texas Monthly, I’m not interested in every story, but over all they do a lot of good work! I enjoy the program. Great to have the podcast when I’m out on the road.

EBMark ,

A Little Too Biased

I love that the podcast is focused solely on Texas and the reporting is great! I just wish it wasn't so biased one way or the other, but that’s impossible to find these days.

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