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Special Edition: U.S. Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia; Dietrich von Biedenfeld (April 17, 2020)

U.S. Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia addresses the road to recovery, and economic expert Dietrich von Biedenfeld answers questions from listeners.


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Our special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about coronavirus as a public service to our listeners.

In the first segment, host Ernie Manouse is joined by U.S. Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX 29th District), reacting to Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s plan to reopen the state’s economy.

Then, joining us to address the economic impact of COVID-19, including the status of the federal government’s stimulus package, is Dietrich von Biedenfeld, assistant professor of business at UH Downtown. He also answers questions from listeners.

Houston area coronavirus hotlines:
Houston – 832.393.4220
Harris County – 832.927.7575


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Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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