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What’s Behind Potential Deep Budget Cuts For The State AG’s Office (Feb. 9, 2021)

On Tuesday’s show: A closer look at potential steep budget cuts for Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, and City Councilmember Tiffany Thomas answers listener questions.


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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Texas Republican Ron Wright has died, making him the first sitting member of Congress to lose his life after testing positive for the coronavirus.

And why is Attorney General Ken Paxton's office facing deeper cuts than most state agencies in lawmakers' proposed budget for the next two years?

Also this hour: City Councilmember Tiffany Thomas, who represents District F, answers listener questions.

Then we learn how local nonprofits assist law enforcement in fighting violent crime.

And we revisit a performance by America's Got Talent semifinalist Christina Wells.

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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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