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The Influence of Louisiana Transplants on Houston

It’s hard to say just how many Louisiana transplants there are in Greater Houston, but their influence is notable. Cajun and Creole culture, from food to music and beyond, can be found here. And that influence began long before the influx of New Orleans transplants, who came here during or after Hurricane Katrina. We discuss […]

It's hard to say just how many Louisiana transplants there are in Greater Houston, but their influence is notable.

Cajun and Creole culture, from food to music and beyond, can be found here. And that influence began long before the influx of New Orleans transplants, who came here during or after Hurricane Katrina.

We discuss the influence of Louisiana on Houston business, politics, and culture.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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