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Does The Threat Of Economic Fallout Succeed In Changing Policy? (April 5, 2021)

On Monday’s show: The threat of economic fallout in policy discussions, listeners share their pet peeves about life in Houston, and an update on sports.


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On Monday’s Houston Matters: Several major corporations with offices in Texas have made their displeasure known regarding new voting restrictions being considered in the state legislature. But does the threat of economic ramifications ever succeed in changing policy?

Also this hour: We offer you another chance to vent in our monthly session of Houston Pet Peeves. Share yours now at talk@houstonmatters.org.

Plus we reflect on the UH Cougars' historic Final Four run, get an update on the first weekend of the Astros’ season, and discuss the latest developments in sports.

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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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