Podcast

Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 31: November Elections And Houston Astros Fever

Posted on · “At least there’s no lines to slow you down…unlike waiting in line to go purchase Astros’ merchandise now” – Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on Texas’ historically low voter turnout for elections and the Houston Astros winning the World Series. Election day is November 7th.

Politics

End-Of-Year Budget Fight Looms Over Abbott’s $61 Billion Harvey Aid Request

Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott said he expects the White House will send a supplemental budget request – including funding for flood infrastructure – to Congress by mid-November, just weeks before lawmakers have to pass an omnibus spending bill to avoid a government shutdown

Houston Matters

Traffic After Harvey, And Fertitta Buys The Rockets: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The News

Posted on · From especially bad traffic after Harvey, to JJ Watt's fundraising for Harvey relief, to Tilman Fertitta buying the Rockets -- our panel of “non-experts” discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week's news.