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The week in politics, and the annual Houston Area Survey (May 18, 2022)

On Wednesday’s show: We discuss the latest developments in politics and examine what Houstonians have to say about life in our city.


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On Wednesday’s show: We discuss how leaders have responded to the mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y. and other developments in our weekly political roundup.

Also this hour: What do Houstonians think about life here — the economy, their life experiences, beliefs, and attitudes? We discuss the findings of the 41st annual Houston Area Survey with Rice University sociologist Dr. Stephen Klineberg. It’s his last year working on the longest-running survey of its kind in the nation.

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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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