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Paid parental leave policy for city employees, and your Houston pet peeves (April 4, 2022)

On Monday’s show: The city considers a paid parental leave policy for its employees, a chance to vent your Houston pet peeves, and an update on sports.


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On Monday’s show: This week, Houston City Council plans to begin considering a paid parental leave policy for city employees. We learn what the benefits might entail and how they might help city employees.

Also this hour: It’s another chance to vent your pet peeves about life in Houston.

And Jeff Balke previews the Astros season and updates us on sports.

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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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