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The job forecast for Houston, and Enron 20 years later (Dec. 2, 2021)

On Thursday’s show: The job forecast for the region in 2022, lessons from the collapse of Enron, a conversation with the late Stephen Sondheim, and the best new restaurants from the past year.

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On Thursdays Houston Matters: We learn what the job market in Houston might look like next year from the Greater Houston Partnership.

Also this hour: We reflect on the lessons learned from the collapse of Enron 20 years later with journalist Bethany McLean, co-author of the book The Smartest Guys in the Room.

Plus: We listen back to a conversation with the late Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who passed away last week.

And local food writers discuss Houston’s best new restaurants of 2021 in this month’s installment of The Full Menu.

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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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