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Tuesday’s Show: DACA At The Supreme Court, And Author Elizabeth Gilbert (Nov. 12, 2019)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: The union representing Houston teachers takes issue with plans for a state takeover of HISD, the Supreme Court hears arguments on three cases related to DACA, a local ornithologist answers your bird-related questions, and writer Elizabeth Gilbert talks about her new novel.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: The Houston Federation of Teachers is taking issue with plans for a state takeover the HISD board. We learn why:

Also this hour: The Supreme Court hears arguments today on three cases related to DACA to determine if Pres. Trump ending the program is unconstitutional. While a decision isn’t expected until next year, Rice University’s Tony Payan walks us through what specifically will be discussed and how these outcomes could affect DACA recipients in Texas:

Then, local ornithologist Dr. Richard Gibbons from Houston Audubon answers your bird-related questions:

And Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the wildly successful Eat Pray Love, talks about her latest novel, City of Girls

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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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