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Sandra Bland’s mother testifies to lawmakers about bill to change jail standards

AUSTIN, Texas — Two years after Sandra Bland was found dead in a Waller County jail cell after her arrest on a minor traffic violation, her mother came to the Texas Capitol to tell lawmakers to pass a bill named for her daughter that changes the “broken system” she said contributed to her daughter’s death. “I…

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