This article is over 5 years old

Houston Matters

Political Roundup: Pres. Trump’s Visits To Puerto Rico And Las Vegas

Houston Matters’ political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Listen

To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:

<iframe src="https://embed.hpm.io/1/240224" style="height: 115px; width: 100%;"></iframe>
X

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 week's edition: We discuss Pres. Donald Trump's visits to Puerto Rico and Las Vegas, the renewed debate over gun control after the Las Vegas mass shooting, the president’s tax plan, and a federal court case over Harris County’s bail system.

Our panel of political experts this week includes: Brandon Rottinghaus, political science professor from the University of Houston and co-host of Houston Public Media's Party Politics podcast; Mark Jones, political science fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy; and Jon Taylor, political science professor at the University of St. Thomas.

Today in Houston Newsletter Signup
We're in the process of transitioning services for our Today in Houston newsletter. If you'd like to sign up now, fill out the form below and we will add you as soon as we finish the transition. **Please note** If you are already signed up for the newsletter, you do not need to sign up again. Your subscription will be migrated over.