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Democrats Leaving The State To Block Controversial Legislation (July 13, 2021)

On Tuesday’s show: State lawmakers look to break quorum in the special session of the Texas Legislature in a second attempt to block controversial GOP legislation critics have slammed as voter suppression.

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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Democrats in the Texas Legislature are leaving the state in a second attempt to block controversial GOP legislation critics have slammed as voter suppression. We learn the latest on this developing story.

Also this hour: Rep. Lizzie Fletcher answers listener questions about issues facing her district and other matters before Congress.

Then, the Future of Children Summit on July 21 addresses the root causes of childhood poverty and the common misconceptions about it.

And Spring Branch ISD assistant principal Megan Watson will soon live out her dream of coaching at the Olympics.

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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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