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Local tax attorney answers your tax filing questions. Plus, the Houston Ballet talks about its 2022-2023 season.

Posted on · With the tax filing deadline less than a month away, we talk with an expert who can help you prepare and get your taxes done for free. But first, we hear from Stanton Welch about the Houston Ballet season debut.


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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Antibody Testing Survey, And Retiring In Houston (Sept. 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Show: Searching door to door for those who've had COVID-19 in the past, Houston City Council Member Martha Castex-Tatum answers questions, what's keeping Houston from being a top choice for retirees, new teachers share their thoughts about about their first day of school, and the state of fishing in Galveston Bay.

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Houston Matters Weekend for December 3, 2016

Posted on · Houston Matters was ground zero for the launch of Public Media's year-long DiverseCity initiative, an ongoing look at the many was race effects our lives in Houston. We started with an hour-long town hall to talk about law enforcement and people of color intersect. We hear an excerpt of that dialogue. Our guests include: Harris […]

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Disrupt Aging: New Approach for the AARP

Posted on · We hear from JoAnn Jenkins, the first permanent female CEO of AARP. She's trying to change some Americans' perceptions about aging. That's what led to her appearance in some new, spirited commercials for the organization. AARP also took part this season in the fashion reality competition show Project Runway. Jenkins visited Houston last week and […]

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Obamacare Enrollment Amid Uncertainty and Honky Tonk Heaven: Wednesday’s Show (November 16, 2016)

Posted on · Open enrollment has begun for health insurance through the federal exchange developed via the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. But looming over the open enrollment period is uncertainty over the law’s future now that Republican Donald Trump has won the White House. On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss many issues surrounding President Obama’s […]

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Social Security, Solar Energy, and Ulysses (Yes, Really): Houston Matters for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Posted on · Texas Congressman Kevin Brady wants to change a long-standing provision of Social Security to provide more benefits to some public sector employees who work second jobs. He’s pushing for passage of a bill called The Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act to repeal and replace the Windfall Elimination Provision first passed back in the 1980s. […]

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