Posted on · Border Contraband: A History of Smuggling across the Rio Grande examines at the history of smuggling back and forth between the Mexico and Texas border for the past 100 years. Author George Díaz, Assistant Professor of History at Sam Houston State University, spoke with Houston Matters’ Paige Phelps about his new book.
Posted on · Houstonian and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz officially announced his presidential run on Monday (3/23/15). But in a field still taking shape, could he actually be a viable candidate to win the GOP nomination in 2016? On this edition of Houston Matters, we’ll ask political scientist Brandon Rottinghaus. Then, we’ll turn to the state’s contract process. […]