Posted on · We discuss the status of proposed bills related to marijuana use in Texas.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: A new report compares prices at three of Houston’s biggest hospital systems. An allergy expert answers your questions. And we visit The Orange Show, a monument to one Houston man's adrent belief in the powers of his favorite citrus fruit.
Posted on · Experts in health economics and infectious disease answer listeners’ questions about COVID-19.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn about the number of uninsured children in Texas. We discuss Airbnb in Houston. And former Pres. Barack Obama and former Sec. of State James Baker discuss how politics has changed.
Posted on · Lawmakers have started filing bills for consideration during the next legislative session, including several related to marijuana.
Posted on · Experts say the steep drop in oil prices is neither worrying nor surprising.
Posted on · An ethical rule prohibits embryos from being studied outside of the human body past 14 days. But, with recent scientific advances, should we reconsider?
Posted on · Houston Matters takes a closer look at the renegotiation of NAFTA with Dr. Adrian Duhalt from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: In light of former First Lady Barbara Bush’s decision to seek comfort care, we discuss how medical specialists work with patients and their families to make those decisions. Then, we discuss the re-negotiation of NAFTA. Plus, we learn the forgotten story behind the creation of the Astros' iconic rainbow uniforms. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.
Posted on · Chris Whipple's book 'The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency' talks about how the job traditionally has been performed and how that may have changed under the Trump Administration.
Posted on · Most of the funding for the president's plan to repair and rebuild highways, bridges, and other infrastructure would come from state and local governments.
Posted on · Dallas and Austin made the list of finalists. Ed Egan from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy gives us his take on why Houston did not.
Posted on · Our political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.
Posted on · From Pres. Trump's comments about NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, to a new travel ban, to the latest on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill: Mark Jones walks us through the latest political stories.
Posted on · If the U.S. imposes sanctions on the Venezuelan oil sector, what effect could it have on the Houston oil and gas industry?