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Wednesday’s Show: Economic Aid Package, And Potential Inmate Release (March 25, 2020)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Reaction and analysis to the Senate’s historic economic aid package, our weekly political roundup, and Sheriff Ed Gonzalez discusses his call to release certain Harris County Jail inmates.

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Senate leaders have struck a historic deal to inject the U.S. economy with about $2 trillion in aid in response to the coronavirus pandemic. We get reaction from local analysts in our weekly political roundup.

Also this hour: Sheriff Ed Gonzalez discusses his call to release certain Harris County Jail inmates who are most vulnerable to a COVID-19 outbreak in the jail.

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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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