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What New (And Some Odd) Laws Went into Effect Jan. 1?

With the start of a new year, several new federal, state and local laws go into effect, including one that ensures the demise of the incandescent light bulb and one that has many architects scratching their heads. We discuss what they are and what they mean with Matthew Festa from South Texas College of Law.

With the start of a new year, several new federal, state and local laws go into effect, including one that ensures the demise of the incandescent light bulb and one that has many architects scratching their heads.

We discuss what they are and what they mean with Matthew Festa from South Texas College of Law.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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