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Houston’s connections to the voter fraud movement (Sept. 2, 2022)

On Friday’s show: We make sense of a summer filled with both drought and flooding. Then we learn about a voter fraud movement with deep ties to Houston. And we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

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On Friday’s show: What are we to make of this summer's drought and the ongoing flooding occurring across the country? Are these weather events isolated or are they connected? We discuss with Luke Metzger, executive director of Environment Texas.

Also this hour: Texas Monthly's Mimi Swartz tells us about True the Vote, a voter fraud movement with deep ties to Houston.

Then: From declining life expectancy numbers, to a delayed vote on social studies curriculum, we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

And this Labor Day weekend, the Red, White & Bayou Texas Music Festival in Dickinson returns for the first time since Harvey hit in 2017.

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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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