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Full Show: Apartment Safety, And East End Development (Feb. 6, 2018)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A new study calls for urgent reform to Houston’s apartment safety programs. We learn how the East End is changing in terms of business and real estate. And we meet the passionate volunteers working to save a historic African-American cemetery.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A new report calls for urgent reform of Houston’s apartment safety programs. We talk with the author of the study about their recommendations for the City of Houston. Then, a Texas House committee is holding a hearing in Houston covering issues ranging from Harvey recovery to the implementation of the Sandra Bland Act. News 88.7’s Florian Martin join with an update.

Also this hour: We get an update on development in Houston’s East End. We revisit a conversation about Westerns and the role they played in American society. And we tour of a historic African-American cemetery and meet the passionate volunteers working to save it.

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Posted by Houston Public Media on Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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