The Houston Matters political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.
This week’s topics include:
- Texas and six other states filing a federal lawsuit calling for an end to the DACA program
- Mayor Turner delivering his State of the City address Tuesday, calling for raising the revenue cap to hire more police officers and fire fighters
- Harris County Commissioners Court calling for a special election on a possible multi-billion dollar bond package to invest in flood control
- Questions special counsel Robert Mueller has for President Trump being leaked
- Reaction to the White House Correspondents Dinner
This week's experts are Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University and co-host of Houston Public Media's Party Politics podcast, and Houston Chronicle columnist Erica Grieder.