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Texas House Walkout Enters Rolls On, Threatens Entire Special Session Agenda (July 14, 2021)

On Wednesday’s show: We get the latest on the walkout as the remaining members of the House voted to send for missing Democrats — and have them arrested if necessary. Plus we discuss the week’s other political stories. And a sleep expert answers your questions.

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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: One day after more than 50 Texas House Democrats broke quorum by fleeing the state in an effort to block voter restrictions being considered in the legislature, the remaining members of the House voted to send for them — and have them arrested if necessary. We get an update as the walkout continues.

Also this hour: We discuss the Democratic walkout at the Texas Legislature and all the latest news in our weekly political roundup.

And local sleep expert Dr. Sudha Tallavajhula of UTHealth and Memorial Hermann answers listener questions.

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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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