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Full Show: TxDOT Considers Defunding Grand Parkway Project Segments, And Public Attitudes Toward Public Schools (Aug. 6, 2019)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We discuss TxDOT’s plans to defund some of the Grand Parkway segments and a recent poll that examines public attitudes toward public schools. We also find out if Texas Democrats could reclaim the State House of Representatives in 2020. Plus, Houston writer Katherine Center talks about her latest novel, Things You Save in a Fire.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: TxDOT is considering defunding two segments of the Grand Parkway project between Sugar Land and League City. We check in with News 88.7’s Gail Delaughter, who is following a public hearing today about removing the segments from the 10-year development plan.

And, we learn more about the findings from Phi Delta Kappa International’s 2019 poll on public attitudes toward public schools

Also, this hour: News 88.7’s Andrew Schneider examines the prospect of Democrats reclaiming the Texas House of Representatives in 2020. Plus, We discuss the popularity of bowling leagues in Greater Houston and how the sport has changed over the years.

Then, Houston writer Katherine Center talks about her latest novel, Things You Save in a Fire.

 

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