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Jan. 6 hearings, and a billion-dollar bond proposal from Harris County (June 15, 2022)

On Wednesday’s show: In a double dose of our weekly political roundup, we recap the Jan. 6 hearings and find out why county leaders are proposing a billion-dollar bond package. And we visit Harris County’s Emergency Operations Center at Houston TranStar.

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On Wednesday’s show: We discuss the House select committee hearings on the Jan. 6 capitol insurrection and learn what some Harris County Commissioners hope to convince voters to spend around a billion dollars on in a proposed November bond referendum. Then, we walk through results and analysis from four state primaries and talk about the framework for a proposed bipartisan Senate bill to address school safety and guns. We take on those and other topics in a double dose of our weekly political roundup.

Also this hour: We visit Harris County’s Emergency Operations Center at Houston TranStar, which is where local officials converge when the Houston area is under threat of a storm or other emergency.

And, ahead of Father’s Day this Sunday, three sons talk about their famous fathers.

 

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