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Harris Co. Judge Lina Hidalgo (April 20, 2021)

On Tuesday’s show: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers your questions about issues affecting the county, a local bird expert takes your questions, and a conversation with comedian Matthew Broussard.


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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers your questions about the COVID-19 response and issues facing the county. You can submit yours now to talk@houstonmatters.org.

Also this hour: Mayor Sylvester Turner has proclaimed April 19 through May 7 Lights Out Nights, encouraging businesses, residents, and building managers to turn off non-essential exterior lighting overnight — the period of peak migration for birds through Texas. Local bird expert Dr. Richard Gibbons from Houston Audubon discusses that and answers your questions about birds in Greater Houston.

And former Houstonian Matthew Broussard explains how he uses his math degree from Rice University in his comedy.

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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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