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What Texas has gotten in return for security initiatives at the border (April 22, 2022)

On Friday’s show: In recent years, Texas has launched numerous costly initiatives aimed at securing the U.S.-Mexico border. But what has Texas gotten in return for those measures? Plus, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week and learn about the new BIPOC Book Festival.

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On Friday’s show: In recent years, Texas has launched numerous costly initiatives aimed at securing the U.S.-Mexico border. But what has Texas gotten in return for those measures? A new investigation takes a closer look.

Also this hour: From the waistline sizes of Texas state troopers, to Taylor Swift having a millipede named after her, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

And we learn about the first BIPOC Book Fest happening this weekend.

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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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