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Political Roundup: Bonnen Stepping Aside, And Early Voting Begins

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


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Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen won't seek reelection after a recent scandal. In the audio above, we recap what led to this and discuss the ramifications in our weekly political roundup with the help of two guests:

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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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