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Tuesday’s Show: Quarantine Fatigue, And City Finances Take A Hit (April 28, 2020)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Battling quarantine fatigue, City Controller Chris Brown, Texas farmers and COVID-19, and the life and work of Nobel Prize-winning Houston cancer researcher, Jim Allison.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: As stay-at-home orders stretch closer to a new month and the weather warms up, are some Greater Houston residents feeling enough quarantine fatigue that they’re starting to take more chances going out in public and gathering with others?

Also this hour: City Controller Chris Brown discusses the financial situation the coronavirus pandemic has put the city in and answers your questions.

Plus, we learn how the situation has affected Texas farmers.

And a new documentary details the life and work of a Nobel Prize-winning Houston researcher. Jim Allison: Breakthrough airs on the PBS series Independent Lens Tuesday night at 10 on Houston Public Media, TV 8 and will be available to stream afterward on PBS.org and the PBS Video App.

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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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