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A new city budget proposal, and a biography of DJ Screw (May 11, 2022)

On Wednesday’s show: What the City of Houston can afford in its budget, DJ Screw’s influence on the Houston rap scene, and a Charlie Chaplin film gets a new soundtrack.


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On Wednesday’s show: City Controller Chris Brown joins us to give his perspective on Mayor Sylvester Turner’s proposed city budget.

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

Then, author Lance Scott Walker talks about his new book DJ Screw: A Life in Slow Revolution.

And the West Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra presents a silent film classic with a contemporary film score.

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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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