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Galveston redistricting trial (Aug. 7, 2023)

On Monday’s show: A trial begins today over voting districts in Galveston County that some say intentionally discriminate against Black and Hispanic voters.



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On Monday’s show: A trial begins in federal court in Galveston today. Judge Jeffrey Brown will hear from local officials and advocacy groups who allege Galveston County Commissioners Court approved district maps that intentionally discriminate against Black and Hispanic voters.

Also this hour: We offer listeners their monthly opportunity to share their pet peeves about life in Greater Houston.

And we separate narrative from reality when it comes to the Houston Astros as we get an update on Houston sports from Jeff Balke.


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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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