Houston Matters

A Closer Look At The City Budget (June 2, 2021)

On Wednesday’s show: City Council votes on the next budget, the week in politics, Houston’s best sandwich places, and how Houston has been portrayed in film.


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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: City Council will consider Houston's $5.1 billion spending plan today. News 88.7's Jen Rice explains how the budget is shaping up.

Also this hour: We discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup.

Then, in this month’s installment of The Full Menu, local food writers discuss their favorite sandwich places in the area.

And we reflect on how Houston has been represented in the movies, from Rushmore to Last Night at the Alamo.

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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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