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Effectiveness of recent public safety efforts, and the state of Houston airports (Aug. 18, 2022)

On Thursday’s show: Examining the effectiveness of some recent efforts to improve public safety in Harris County, the cancellation of debt for former students at ITT Tech, previewing Houston Theater Week, and the head of the Houston Airport System answers your questions.

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On Thursday’s show: Harris County leaders touted recent public safety programs yesterday. But just how effective have those programs really been?

And the Biden administration is cancelling debt for students who used federal loans to attend the now-defunct ITT Technical Institute.

Also this hour: We preview Houston Theater Week.

Then, Mario Diaz of the Houston Airport System answers your questions.

And: A podcast examining the failures of Texas' electric grid is back. We discuss the new season of The Disconnect with host Mose Buchele of KUT.

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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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