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Full Show: Legislature Wrap-Up, And Improving Houston Parking (May 28, 2019)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: The accomplishments and failures of the legislative session, how Houston parking could be improved, how police shootings are handled nearly half a decade after Ferguson, and a novel about the origins of the oil industry.



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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: After the marathon of 140 days, the 2019 Texas Legislature has ended. From the state budget, to health care, to education policies, we discuss the accomplishments and failures of the session.

Also this hour: A national expert discusses how Houston parking could be improved.

Then, in the wake of a police shooting in Baytown, we examine how officer-involved shootings are handled in the years since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., nearly five years ago.

And a retired ExxonMobil employee talks about his historical fiction novel about the origins of the oil industry, called Gusher!

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