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Full Show: Job Forecast For 2018, And Healing After Harvey (Dec. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn the forecast for jobs in Houston for 2018. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro discusses her visit to Houston. We discuss how Harvey victims are healing during the holidays. Our panel of non-experts parses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we remember an infamous moment in Houston sports history that happened 40 years ago this weekend.

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Full Show: Astros-Yankees Preview, And Employment After Harvey (Oct. 13, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's edition of Houston Matters: We get a preview of the series between the Astros and Yankees. We examine the affect Harvey had on the Houston job market. And Roger D. Hodge talks about his book, Texas Blood.

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Understanding New Overtime Rules — And Challenges to Them

Posted on · New rules regarding overtime pay were scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1. But a federal judge in Texas granted a preliminary injunction last month, delaying the implementation of a regulation that would extend overtime eligibility to more than four million workers. To learn more about the rules and what they might mean for employers […]

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Cabinet Appointments and the Year in Business and Energy: Wednesday’s Show (December 14, 2016)

Posted on · President-elect Donald Trump named former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy. The announcement comes on the heels of another appointment — Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State for the Trump administration. On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss what these appointments could mean for Texas and the nation […]