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Full Show: The So-Called ‘Bathroom Bill’ Closer To Passage, And Political Roundup (July 26, 2017)

We learn the very latest on SB 3, the so-called “bathroom bill.” It’s time again for the Houston Matters weekly political roundup with analysis of national, state, and local political stories with an eye to how it all might affect Houston and Texas. And ‘The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema’ is a new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 

On Wednesday’s edition of Houston Matters: SB 3, the so-called “bathroom bill,” is one step closer to passage, and yet faces an uncertain future in the Texas House of Representatives, after the state Senate passed the bill overnight (7-25-2017), after nine hours of debate. We learn the very latest from News 88.7’s politics and government reporter Andrew Schneider.

It’s time again for the Houston Matters weekly political roundup with analysis of national, state, and local political stories with an eye to how it all might affect Houston and Texas. On this edition, the latest on the Republicans attempt to pursue a partial repeal and replace vote on Obamacare. Plus: The Senate investigation on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election continues, and the latest on the Texas Legislature’s Special Session.

Also this hour, Congress failed to renew an integral immigration bill (Returning Worker Program). How will that affect the Texas shrimping industry? And we visit a new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema.

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