Houston Matters

Hidalgo staffers indicted, Council Member Mary Nan Huffman, and Afghan interpreters (April 12, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Two senior staffers for Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and one former one have been indicted in connection with a COVID-19 vaccine outreach contract. Plus: City Council Member Mary Nan Huffman answers your questions. And we hear from a Houstonian who served as an interpreter for U.S. forces in his native Afghanistan.

Immigration

Houston resettlement agencies raising $8.5 million to help resettle Afghan evacuees

Posted on · Along with providing basic needs, the collaborative also plans to provide Afghan evacuees with medical care, counseling, and job readiness training.