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Full Show: Beto O’Rourke Candidate Interview, And Singer Stephanie Rice (Aug. 21, 2018)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We learn about the EPA’s new proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan. We continue our series of candidate interviews with Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke. Then, we discuss how society decides which public figures accused of wrongdoing deserve another chance. And musician Stephanie Rice performs.


On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Texas could have more authority to regulate coal plant emissions under a new proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency, which would formally replace the Clean Power Plan. We learn what the new rules could mean for Texas industry and environment.

Also this hour: We continue our series of interviews with candidates running in the November election with a conversation Rep. Beto O’Rourke, candidate for U.S. Senate.

Plus, in light of the Astros’ recent acquisition of pitcher Roberto Osuna, how does society decide which public figures deserve second chances and which should never work again?

And we hear from musician and UH alumnus Stephanie Rice, a former contestant on Season 12 of NBC's The Voice.

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