Houston Matters

Political Roundup: Pres. Trump’s Recent Executive Orders, & Bannon’s War On The GOP

Posted on · President Trump has signed several executive orders of late intended to reverse Obama-era policies. And the President's former adviser Steve Bannon says he'll wage war on the GOP establishment at the ballot box. We discuss these and other political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Involving The Private Sector In Storm Prep, And Political Roundup (Oct. 18, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A local expert says the private sector should get involved in preparing for the next big storm. Then, our political experts discuss the latest political stories. We revisit the investigation of eleven unsolved murder cases in and around Galveston. And the Pappas restaurant chain celebrates 50 years.

Podcast

Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 28: Trump Vs. Congress

Posted on · "I've spent so many years talking about lame ducks in the White House and Congress, and it's never occurred to me to find out what the heck it means. It turns out it's an old English hunting term - something about firing at a duck without quite killing it. In any case, the hobbled duck limps on, at a distinct disadvantage" - Gwen Ifill

Houston Matters

Full Show: Lessons From Harvey, And Political Roundup (Oct. 11, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's edition of Houston Matters: Regional leaders meet to discuss lessons to be learned from Harvey. We engage in our weekly political roundup. We discuss Houston's relationship with its sister cities. And reporter Melissa Del Bosque tells us about her book, Bloodlines.