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Changes In Jury Duty (June 15, 2021)

On Tuesday’s show: Improvements in Harris County jury duty service, City Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz answers questions, and major deadlines approach for COVID-19 economic relief.



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On Tuesaday’s Houston Matters: Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess discusses improvements to the experience of jury duty service.

Also this hour: City Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, who represents District D, answers your questions.

Then, two major deadlines are coming up at the end of the month — one for federal unemployment benefits and another for a nationwide eviction moratorium. We discuss the options for Houstonians.

And a Houston-based homage to a notorious literary character takes shape in Gardner Landry’s novel Merlin of the Magnolias.


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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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