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Houston’s evolving mayoral race (April 10, 2023)

On Monday’s show: The race for the city’s top job keeps getting more interesting, even with the election seven months away.



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On Monday’s show: Former Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins has dropped out of the Houston mayor’s race and is running for city controller instead. Also, attorney and former mayoral candidate Tony Buzbee said he’s considering another run. We discuss those and other developments in the ever-evolving race for Houston mayor.

Also this hour: Dr. Stephen C. Head, the chancellor of Lone Star College joins us to talk about the school’s 50th anniversary and what's in store for its future.

Then, Meg Tapp of The Garden Club of Houston answers your questions.

And we get an update on Houston sports from Jeff Balke, who writes for Houston Press and co-hosts the Bleav in Astros podcast.


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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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