Texas Standard

Weekdays at Noon

Texas Standard is a new statewide public radio news program that originates from The KUT Public Media Studios in Austin and is hosted by David Brown .

The one-hour program includes national and Texas news‐of‐the day segments along with regular feature segments on Business & the Economy, Technology & Innovation, Environment, Arts, Culture and Social Media.

Texas drives much of the national conversation in many sectors: Business, Energy, Education, Technology, Environment, Medicine, Sports and, of course, Politics and Texas Standard is here to help it make sense to us all.  

This Time Of Year, Butterfly Roadkill Is A Thing In Texas

Nov 8, 2019
Caroline Covington/Texas Standard

Researchers are finding millions of dead butterflies in “hot spots” along Texas highways.

(AP Photo/David Goldman)

Nearly 40% of Texas voters believe too many migrants are entering the U.S. A majority of voters support background checks for gun purchasers.


Seven Texas delegation members were among 60 House Republicans to oppose the resolution.

Julia Reihs/KUT

A researcher at Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative says hunger can contribute to changes in kids’ behavior, health and educational performance.