Houston Matters

Low Voter Turnout, And Overturning The Heights Liquor Law: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Week’s News

Posted on · From the lowest voter turnout in more than 20 years, to The Heights ending it's old prohibition policies -- our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

Houston Matters

Political Roundup: Election Results, And Politicizing The Texas Church Shooting

Posted on · From Election Day results, to the Sutherland Springs mass shooting, to Pres. Trump's visit to Asia, Houston Matters discusses the week's national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Election Results, And Political Roundup (Nov. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We bring you results from Election Day 2017 along with analysis of the latest political stories. Then, we hear a story about a veteran's encounter with a D-Day survivor. And we learn about a free service that restores family photos damaged by Harvey.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Election Day Primer, And ExxonMobil Settlement (Nov. 7, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters, we preview the items you'll see on your ballot today. We discuss the recent ExxonMobil settlement over air pollution allegations. And we learn about an opera being staged in an airplane hangar at Hobby Airport.

Vote 2017

The Schneider Report: Harvey Expected To Depress Voter Turnout For Nov. 7 Elections

Posted on · From Monday to Friday this week, our political expert Andrew Schneider will focus on a different aspect of Election 2017; This time, he explores why is it that even though voter turnout is already lower in off year elections, Hurricane Harvey has made things even worse.