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Mayor’s Reversal On Housing Deal, Greg Travis, & Growth in Katy (Oct. 12, 2021)

On Tuesday’s show: Why the mayor changed his mind on a controversial housing contract, City Council Member Greg Travis answers your questions, what’s behind recent growth in Katy, and a new memorial to Houstonians lost to COVID-19.

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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Mayor Sylvester Turner is reversing course on a controversial housing contract. We learn more from News 88.7’s Jen Rice.

Also this hour: Houston City Council Member Greg Travis discusses issues facing the city. You can send questions now to talk@houstonmatters.org.

Then, we discuss some recent growth in the Katy area and what it signals about what is drawing Houstonians to live in communities like it.

And Houston-based artist Joni Zavitsanos has created a memorial to Houstonians lost to COVID-19 which will be on display at the Health Museum beginning Oct. 16.

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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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