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Houston Matters

Political Roundup: Budget Negotiations, And Dueling Rallies In El Paso

Houston Matters breaks down the week’s political news.


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From the latest on budget negotiations to avoid another partial government shutdown, to more candidates announcing a run for the White House in 2020, to Pres. Trump’s visit to El Paso and Beto O’Rourke’s counter rally, to the latest developments at the Texas Legislature and Houston City Council, Houston Matters breaks down the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect our city and the Lone Star State.

Joining host Craig Cohen in the audio above for this week’s discussion are Jon Taylor, from the University of St. Thomas and Elizabeth Simas from the University of Houston.