Posted on · A total of 78 candidates, including 17 people running for Houston mayor, will be on the ballot for the Nov. 7 municipal election.
Posted on · On Wednesday's show: School vouchers, online sports betting, and efforts to pass a budget -- we talk through what is and what is not happening in the Texas Legislature in this week’s political roundup.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Inside the county’s new vaccine system, a conversation with Jenn White of the program 1A, and previewing local events tied to the Sundance Film Festival.
Posted on · “It’s tough. You could look at the financial statements of the city, but they’re unintelligible to most laypeople.”
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The race for city controller, Houston pet peeves, and an update on local sports.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We get an update on heavy rain and flooding, Controller Chris Brown discusses the city's next budget, we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and we learn about competitive synchronized swimming.
Posted on · The Houston Fire Department is working with a consultant to develop a risk-based inspection program. It's one of the changes the department is making in response to an audit, which uncovered inadequate record keeping and building inspections that are behind schedule.
Posted on · Houston's City Controller serves as an independent watchdog over the city's finances.