Good, Bad and Ugly

City Budget Passes and Houston Drinks More Than Chicago: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. On this edition, we discuss: The […]

gbu-logo-m-300x300A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all.

On this edition, we discuss: The city budget getting passed quickly and quietly; a lawsuit hopes to get two million STAAR tests thrown out; and a report indicating Houstonians apparently drink a lot more beer than Chicagoans.

This week's panel includes:

  • Mary Flood, blogger and Androvett legal consultant;
  • Tamara Tabo, who writes about the law and politics at AboveTheLaw.com;
  • Charles Kuffner, who writes the political blog Off the Kuff.

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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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