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Full Show: City Hiring Freeze, and Political Roundup (Sept. 26, 2018)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn more about the city’s hiring freeze. Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. Plus, we learn how Houston can spur more innovation by investing in the arts. And some Houston writers have contributed to a new anthology of writing by women.


On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: A hiring freeze is in effect for the City of Houston. We find out why and what it means for the city going forward.

Also this hour: From the debates between Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke, to the latest on allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, our experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Then, an urban policy expert explains how investing in arts and culture could help Houston spur innovation.

And we hear from two local writers whose work is featured in a new book, I Am Strength: True Stories of Everyday Superwomen.

WATCH: Today's Houston Matters 360-Degree Facebook Live Video.

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