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Fort Bend County Judge KP George On The COVID Threat (Aug. 4, 2021)

On Wednesday’s show: The COVID-19 situation in Fort Bend County, the week in politics, a preview of Houston Restaurant Weeks, and a conversation with blues musician The Reverend Shawn Amos.

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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Fort Bend County Judge KP George raised the county's COVID-19 threat level on Tuesday in response to the surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations due to the hyper-transmissible delta variant. He joins us to discuss the situation and answer your questions.

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

Then, local food writers talk about what local eateries are doing during Houston Restaurant Weeks in this month’s installment of The Full Menu.

And Texas-based blues musician The Reverend Shawn Amos talks with Michael Hagerty about his career. He's got a new podcast, The Cause of It All, where he sits down with descendants of legends in the music industry who are themselves in the business and discusses their creative journeys. He also released a stripped-down companion album of the same name.

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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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