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Full Show: Voter Registration Challenges, And Sylvia Garcia Candidate Interview (Sept. 4, 2018)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: The Louisiana Cajun Navy prepares to help as Tropical Storm Gordon heads for Mississippi. We examines challenges to voter registration in Greater Houston. Democratic Congressional candidate Sylvia Garcia answers listener questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on local sports.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: The Louisiana Cajun Navy helped with rescue efforts after Harvey, and now they’re headed to Mississippi in anticipation of Tropical Storm Gordon. We hear from the group’s founder.

Then, with just weeks to go until the midterm elections, local Democrats and Republicans are sparring over who gets to vote. Are challenges to voter registration hurting voter turnout? News 88.7’s Allison Lee has more.

Also this hour: We continue our series of interviews with candidates running in the November election with a conversation with Sylvia Garcia, candidate for Congressional District 29.

And we discuss developments in Houston sports with Jeff Balke.

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