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Compromise offered over county budget, and restaurants where you should never skip dessert (Oct. 5, 2022)

On Wednesday’s show: We learn about the compromise one commissioner is proposing over the county budget. Then we discuss the week in politics. And food writers talk about Houston restaurants where you should never skip dessert.



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On Wednesday’s show: One of Harris County’s Republican commissionerss is offering a way out of the county’s deadlock over its tax rate. We learn more about what Jack Cagle is proposing.

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

Then, in this month’s installment of The Full Menu, local food writers discuss restaurants in Houston where you don’t want to skip dessert.

And the Houston Chronicle recently followed one of Gov. Greg Abbott’s migrant buses from Texas to Chicago. We talk next with reporter Sam Gonzalez Kelly about what he learned.


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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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