Houston Matters

Political Roundup: Another Federal Budget Deadline, And Gov. Abbott’s Primary Endorsements

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

From another federal budget deadline, to the politics of high-speed rail, to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s primary endorsements, we discuss developments in national, state, and local politics with our Wednesday roundtable.

Our panel of political experts this week includes David Branham, professor of political science at the University of Houston-Downtown; Jay Aiyer, assistant professor of political science at Texas Southern University and co-host of Houston Public Media’s Party Politics podcast; and Nancy Sims, political analyst at Pierpont Communications and lecturer at the University of Houston.