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One Year of Houston Matters: What Have We Gotten Right? What Can We Do Better?

One year ago Saturday, Houston Matters debuted on Houston Public Media News 88.7. On that first broadcast, we spoke with Houston Mayor Annise Parker, learned the results of 2013’s Kinder Houston Area Survey, and spoke with Houston Public Media reporters about the various aspects of the beats they cover which new arrivals to Houston should know about. […]

Houston Matters Anniversary CakeOne year ago Saturday, Houston Matters debuted on Houston Public Media News 88.7. On that first broadcast, we spoke with Houston Mayor Annise Parker, learned the results of 2013’s Kinder Houston Area Survey, and spoke with Houston Public Media reporters about the various aspects of the beats they cover which new arrivals to Houston should know about.

In the year since, Houston Matters ramped up from a weekly to a daily program. We’ve highlighted hundreds of issues, ideas, people and places that define Greater Houston.

So we turn to you for a bit of a progress report – what have we gotten right? What could we do better? What topics or guests would you like us to pursue in future programs? Houston Matters producers Michael Hagerty, Edel Howlin, and Maggie Martin join host Craig Cohen to welcome those thoughts, and share some of what goes on behind-the-scenes.

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