Houston Matters

For the Families of Missing Persons in Texas, the Search Never Ends

Posted on · Today is Missing Persons Day in Houston. That proclamation from Mayor Parker is in commemoration of the 21st birthday of a missing Houstonian – Ali Lowitzer from Spring. We talk with Beth Alberts, CEO of the Texas Center for the Missing about Ali’s story, how many people go missing in Texas, and what steps can be […]

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Hazlewood Act, Missing Persons, and Chris Field: Tuesday’s show (February 3, 2015)

Posted on · The Hazlewood Act in Texas provides veterans (and some children of veterans) exemptions from some tuition and fee charges at public colleges and universities here. It’s awarded regardless of financial need. But historically, it has required the veteran to be a resident of Texas at enlistment. That wasn’t the case for Keith Harris. He enlisted before […]