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Houston Matters Exclusive: Rep. Kevin Brady on Healthcare and Taxes

Posted on · Rep. Kevin Brady discusses the GOP healthcare plan and his pursuit of tax reform. Plus he updates us on the status of his colleague, Rep. Steve Scalise, who was shot in the June 14 attack on a GOP baseball practice. Also this hour: pet care advice and an update on Houston sports.

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Answers to Your Pet Care Questions

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. To help us sort through your questions we’re joined by Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic, and we welcome anything else you’d like to know about your beloved dog or cat. On this edition, we discuss a recent outbreak of dog flu, how to […]

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Issues Impacting Houston’s Latino Communities, and Pearland’s Teenage School Board Member: Monday’s Show (June 12, 2017)

Posted on · The University of Houston was recently selected to become headquarters of the Inter University Program for Latino Research for five years, starting in 2018. The IUPLR is a national consortium of 25 university-based Latino research centers with the overarching purpose of addressing the pressing issues that impact Latino communities. On this edition of Houston Matters, […]

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Congressman Gene Green, and Boards of Education: Monday’s Show (May 8, 2017)

Posted on · The U.S. House of Representatives last week (May 4, 2017) passed the latest iteration of the American Health Care Act, a bill designed to replace — or at least refine — elements of the Affordable Care Act, including a provision that critics say would undermine protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. Houston area Democratic Congressman […]

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Houston’s Pet Peeves, and Petcare: Monday’s Show (April 10, 2017)

Posted on · Ah, Spring is here! The season of rebirth, of fresh starts, of optimism. Of course, to properly kick off springtime, we first must rid our minds of any nagging annoyances. It’s time for a little emotional spring cleaning. And so, as we do every couple of months, we offer you an opportunity to vent – […]

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Plan Downtown, and Finding Help for Hearing Loss: Monday’s Show (March 13, 2017)

Posted on · (Photo: Derek Stokely, Houston Public Media) The Houston Downtown Management District (Downtown District) is creating a new plan for the short- and long-term future of downtown. Plan Downtown looks as far as 20 years into the future to recommend development and design improvements for downtown Houston. What kinds of things will the plan be looking […]

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Houston’s Global Economy, and Pet Care Advice: Monday’s Show (February 13, 2017)

Posted on · Houston recently hosted a trade delegation from Cuba. It’s one example of how Houston is part of the larger global economy. That stands in contrast to what appears to be happening on the national level, as President Donald Trump signs executive orders that seem to take the completely opposite approach. And, after the White House […]

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Texas Legislature Preview, and Impact of Government Grants on Research: Monday’s Show (January 9, 2017)

Posted on · The Texas Legislature is back in session tomorrow (Jan. 10, 2017). Back on the first day bills could be filed for the session, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released his list of top ten priorities for the session. But what are the legislative priorities for the rest of the state’s lawmakers this session? On this edition […]

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Keeping Your Hairless Cat Warm, and Pets As Gifts? Answers to Your Pet Care Questions

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic answers your questions about anything you’d like to know about your beloved dog or cat. On this edition, Dr. Teller answers questions about giving pets as a gift and keeping a hairless cat warm during the winter.

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The Year in Transportation, Ask the Vet, and UH’s New Coach: Monday’s Show: (December 12, 2016)

Posted on · It happened in a flash — 2016 is almost in the books. It’s been a busy year for Greater Houston, so we’re taking some time this week to recap this past year’s biggest developments with our beat reporters, covering transportation, education, energy, politics and arts & culture and sports. On this edition of Houston Matters, […]