Posted on · Cabañas, Cuba’s first ambassador to the U.S. in more than 50 years, visited Houston on Tuesday to give an address at Rice University’s Baker Institute.
Posted on · Highway signs are carefully regulated. They have to be a certain height and color. Most importantly, of course, they have to be as legible as possible, and that’s why there are standard rules for lettering. Back in 2004, Texas and some other states opted to use a new, independently designed font called Clearview instead of […]
Posted on · The drop came as BP announced plans to cut another 4,000 exploration and production jobs by 2017.
Posted on · The number of Mexicans coming to the U.S. under immigrant investor visas rose more than 400 percent between 2006 and 2010, even as total immigration from Mexico – legal and otherwise -- began to decline.
Posted on · For 34 years, Rice University sociologist Dr. Stephen Klineberg has examined the Greater Houston regionâs economic and demographic transformations and recorded how area residents respond to them in the Kinder Houston Area Survey. Thereâs really no other research program quite like it anywhere in the country. To discuss what it can tell us about Houstonâs […]
Posted on · During the legislative session, the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill allowing for the creation of needle exchange pilot programs in the state's urban areas, including Harris County. However, the bill ultimately died in the Senate. It’s the fourth time in six years backers of the initiative hoped it would pass both houses. One […]
Posted on · The study assessed the effects of crude oil prices across a far wider range than previous research on the subject.
Posted on · A recent interim report from the state Senate Committee on Health and Human Services outlined a number of legislative recommendations to address some of the state's health care challenges. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn about the findings in the report and look ahead to what lawmakers might consider during the upcoming 84th […]
Posted on · Ambassador Edward Djerejian's journey through US relations with the Middle East