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Political Roundup: Reopening Further, Rent Relief, And Capping Oil Production

We break down the week’s biggest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Houston Matters Political Roundup


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Gov. Greg Abbott expands reopening plans in Texas before a trip to the White House, the Houston City Council will vote today on rent relief, and the Texas Railroad Commission declines to vote on whether to cap oil and gas production in the state.

In the audio above, Houston Matters host Craig Cohen discusses those and other developments in national, state, and local politics in our weekly political roundup with the help of:

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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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