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Political Roundup: Are 20-Somethings Really To Blame For The COVID-19 Spike?

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


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On Tuesday, Gov. Greg Abbott said he is concerned — but not alarmed — about recent increases in COVID-19 cases and a rise in hospitalizations. And he laid some of the blame at the feet of Texans in their 20s not taking the pandemic serious enough.

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:

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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