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Tuesday’s Show: Establishing A County-Funded Deportation Defense Program, And Rep. Sylvia Garcia (Feb. 25, 2020)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Establishing a county-funded deportation defense program, a conversation with Rep. Sylvia Garcia, the state of area real estate, and an immersive art exhibit inspired by Harvey.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo wants to create the first ever county-funded deportation defense program in the region. Funding would go toward legal aid to help people facing deportation who can't afford a lawyer. County commissioners vote on the proposal today.

Also this hour: Rep. Sylvia Garcia discusses issues facing her district and answers listener questions.

Then, we check in on the state of real estate in Greater Houston.

And we visit an immersive art exhibit inspired by memories of Harvey.

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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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