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Houston Matters Highlights Conversations About Solving the City’s Pension Problems

During this fundraising week, Houston Matters is highlighting coverage of a number of important issues and developments that we’ve felt compelled to revisit a number of times over the course of the last year, like campus carry, the state of the oil and gas industry and efforts to mitigate traffic. Today, though, we turn our […]

City Hall Council Building PoliticsDuring this fundraising week, Houston Matters is highlighting coverage of a number of important issues and developments that we've felt compelled to revisit a number of times over the course of the last year, like campus carry, the state of the oil and gas industry and efforts to mitigate traffic.

Today, though, we turn our attention to a topic of critical importance to the city of Houston – how to address its unfunded pension obligations. We've explored this issue from a variety of perspectives with a number of key stakeholders, and we’ll hear highlights from conversations on the topic with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, City Controller Chris Brown and State Senator Paul Bettencourt.

CONVERSATIONS HIGHLIGHTED IN THIS SEGMENT:
Mayor Turner Answers Your Questions About Pensions and City Politics (Houston Matters, Sept. 30, 2016)
Dueling Visions On How to Solve Houston's Pension Problems (Houston Matters, June 28, 2016)

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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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