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Council Members Delay Vote on Controversial Equal Rights Ordinance

The Houston City Council is delaying a vote on a proposed Equal Rights Ordinance for another two weeks. Council members did vote Wednesday on a number of amendments to the ordinance, including one that would eventually apply the ordinance to companies with 15 or more workers, drawn down, over time, from 50. We discuss what […]

Advocates for transgender community stand to demonstrate support for HERO ordinance

The Houston City Council is delaying a vote on a proposed Equal Rights Ordinance for another two weeks.

Council members did vote Wednesday on a number of amendments to the ordinance, including one that would eventually apply the ordinance to companies with 15 or more workers, drawn down, over time, from 50.

We discuss what happened in City Council Wednesday, and what’s next for the proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.

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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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