Houston Matters

Full Show: Tent Cities For Migrant Children, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (June 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn how tent cities could be used to shelter unaccompanied migrant children. Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. We remember the roll the Turtle Bayou Resolutions played in Texas history. And we meet some boating enthusiasts in Greater Houston.


Knowledge and Equipment Are A Lifesaver

Posted on · There has been a decrease in the number of fatalities from boating accidents over the last couple of years. This weekend marks National Safe Boating week. Officials say life jackets and education are essential in keeping deaths from boating accidents down. Pat Hernandez has more.


Coast Guard Warns of Boating Dangers

Posted on · As the weather gets warmer, more people will spend time on the water. And that could mean an increase in boating accidents. Four people in Southeast Texas have died in boating accidents in the past five months. Several more have been rescued or reported missing. As Houston Public Radio's Laurie Johnson reports, the Coast Guard is trying to get people to follow just a few safety tips before getting on a boat.