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Primary Election Preview, HISD Closure Update, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, February 17, 2014

Early voting begins this week for a March primary election which will determine the major party candidates for a number of statewide offices. While it’s clear who both Republicans and Democrats will put forward for Governor, the Lieutenant Governor’s race appears up for grabs. On this edition of Houston Matters, we’ll learn about that and […]

Early voting begins this week for a March primary election which will determine the major party candidates for a number of statewide offices. While it’s clear who both Republicans and Democrats will put forward for Governor, the Lieutenant Governor’s race appears up for grabs.

On this edition of Houston Matters, we’ll learn about that and other offices for which the primary election may be even more interesting than the general election to follow.

Also: The Houston Independent School District board met Thursday to hear public comments and share some of their own thoughts on the proposed closure or repurposing of five school campuses at the end of this school year. The meeting followed community meetings held last Monday at three of the schools. Houston Public Media’s Education Reporter Laura Isensee will join us with the latest.

Plus: CultureMap Houston sports columnist MK Bower joins us once again to discuss the latest developments in the world of sport.

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