Houston Matters

Full Show: Manafort Verdict, And Lessons From Hurricane Ike (Aug. 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Our experts break down the latest political stories. We examine the lessons learned from Hurricane Ike. And we hear from Ron Stallworth, the real-life detective who inspired Spike Lee’s film Blackkklansman.

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What Will Harris County’s Flood Bond Projects Entail – And What Else Is Needed?

Posted on · On Aug. 25, Harris County voters will be asked to approve up to $2.5 billion in flood mitigation projects. Houston Matters learns what that means and gets your input.


Harris County Weighs Date For $1 Billion Flood Control Bond Referendum

Posted on · County commissioners have been waiting for Congress to pass a Harvey relief bill, which could shoulder the lion’s share of costs for major projects like building a third reservoir. But they’ll need to act soon if they mean to get it on the ballot for the May 5 uniform election

Vote 2017

The Schneider Report: Turner’s Pension Reform Plan Now In Voters’ Hands

Posted on · The second installment of a week long series where political reporter Andrew Schneider looks into the 2017 election. The $1 billion bond on the 2017 ballot would stabilize police, firefighter, and municipal employee retirement plans that have gone underfunded for years

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Cramming for Election Day 2015

Posted on · Election day is tomorrow (Nov. 3, 2015), and voters across Greater Houston will go to the polls to decide issues like the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which mayoral candidates will likely head to a runoff, city council races and term limits for council members. Maybe you're feeling unprepared to cast your vote – and that's […]