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Political Roundup: Impeachment, Taxes, And The Mayor’s Race

We break down the week’s biggest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.


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In 2020, what's the most pressing issue Houston's mayor (whoever it is by then) should address and why?

In the audio above, listeners share their thoughts on that question and we break down the week’s political news with the help of two guests:

  • Renée Cross from the University of Houston’s Hobby School of Public Affairs
  • Mark Jones from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy
Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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