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Full Show: Political Party Divisions, And Your Pet Care Questions (Nov. 13, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We recap some political stories that developed over the weekend. We discuss efforts to forge unity within the major political parties. Veterinarian Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on developments in Houston sports.

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Full Show: First Senate Hearing On Harvey, And Uncovering Texas Special Ed Caps (Oct. 16, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's edition of Houston Matters: We learn more about the first Texas Senate hearings on Harvey, which are taking place today in New Caney. And News 88.7’s Laura Isensee takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the Houston Chronicle uncovered the state's arbitrary caps on special education services.

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Full Show: Houston’s Response To Charlottesville Violence, And Major Paradigm Shifts In Houston’s Past And Future (Aug. 14, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We hear reactions to Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Va. Then, we discuss examples of how life in Houston has changed dramatically in the past -- and what are some ways you'd like to see it change in the future?

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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 […]