Posted on · Abbie Kamin wants the city to create a dashboard that would include information from trauma centers, medical examiners and law enforcement, with the goal it can help lead to initiatives that reduce gun violence.
Posted on · On Friday's show: The lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed on behalf of women denied abortions despite their health being in jeopardy shares her story and talks about the often-emotional testimony in the case this week.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Researchers at UTMB are expanding a unique study about the mental health effects of COVID-19 on a generation of youth.
Posted on · The policy goes into effect May 14, and includes pre- and postnatal leave, including 160 hours for prenatal appointments and 40 hours of infant wellness leave for the child's first-year health care appointments.
Posted on · If passed, city employees would have 160 hours of leave for prenatal appointments and other absences as needed, as well as 320 hours of paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child, regardless of gender.
Posted on · On Monday's show: The city considers a paid parental leave policy for its employees, a chance to vent your Houston pet peeves, and an update on sports.
Posted on · Electronic smoking devices are a major contributor to tobacco use rates among teens, according to the American Lung Association in Texas.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A closer look at how the omicron variant is affecting the COVID-19 caseload at one Houston hospital system, and City Council Member Abbie Kamin answers your questions.
Posted on · On Monday's show: The investigation continues into Friday night’s deadly incident at Travis Scott’s sold-out Astroworld Festival concert. We learn the latest, discuss safety measures, and offer you a chance to weigh in.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: How Houston is helping those affected by Hurricane Ida and those taking refuge here, City Council Member Abbie Kamin answers your questions, and a visit to a local career and vocational school.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A new podcast tells the true story of an all-Latino homicide squad in Houston in the late 1970s that was asked to solve some of the city's most violent crimes.
Posted on · The one-time payment of $1,200 to applicants who need financial assistance due to the pandemic will come from CARES Act funding.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Rapper Bun B on the march honoring George Floyd, County Commissioner Rodney Ellis on recent protests, City Council Member Abbie Kamin answers questions, and sociologist Dr. Stephen Klineberg's new book, Prophetic City.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Live from a Super Tuesday polling place, City Council Member Abbie Kamin discusses city politics, and screen time and sensory overload.