Posted on · The agenda item proposed by Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Mary Nan Huffman and Amy Peck is currently under review by the city's legal department before it can be placed on a future council agenda. If approved, it would decrease the timeframe the public works department has to correct erroneous water bills, unless it's in the customer's favor.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Lawyer, educator, and author Anita Hill talks about her life's work of fighting against sexual harassment and violence ahead of a visit to the University of Houston next week.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: We revisit the city’s contract with ShotSpotter, technology that detects shots fired and informs police so they can investigate. Some say it contributes to slowed response times for other emergencies.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Sportscaster and UH alum Jim Nantz is calling his last Final Four on CBS this weekend. We talk with the longtime broadcaster about his Houston connections and memories of college basketball tournaments past.
Posted on · The three-year contract will provide the solid waste department with additional help with picking-up illegal heavy trash and junk waste.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We learn what millions of dollars being invested in Houston’s airports will mean for air travelers in the future. Then, Houston City Council Member Sallie Alcorn answers questions about issues facing the city. And a longtime city planner reflects on how cities take shape and how that's changing.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Who should get newly approved COVID-19 boosters that target the omicron variant? Then, Carolyn Evans-Shabazz answers questions about issues facing the city. And we talk with writer Erika L. Sanchez.
Posted on · The new housing complex in Midtown was originally supposed to be voted on last week, but was delayed due to councilmembers opposing the development.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Analyzing the climate change provision in the Inflation Reduction Act and how it might affect Houston. Questions for Mayor Pro-Tem Dave Martin. A gardening expert answers your questions. And addressing problems Hurricane Harvey exposed with area reservoirs.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Will a billion dollar bond measure go before Harris County voters for approval in November? Then, City Council Member Letitia Plummer answers your questions. And we begin a four-part series reflecting on lessons from Hurricane Harvey, five years later.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: ERCOT expects record high energy usage today. Can the state’s power grid hold up?
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A report found cover-ups of allegations and incidents of sexual abuse by Southern Baptist leaders and volunteers. Plus, City Council Member Edward Pollard answers your questions, we discover how Houstonians are adjusting to high home prices and mortgage rates, and we meet Houstonians who collect unusual things.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Proposed changes to the city's noise ordinance are being voted on this week to address noise stemming from Washington Avenue bars. Plus Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle answers your questions. Then actor Jeff Goldblum talks about performing with his jazz band. And Houstonian KC Davis talks about her new book, How to Keep House While Drowning.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: City Council Member Tarsha Jackson discusses issues facing the city, we discuss the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change, and local baker Hemlata "Hemu" Basumatary from the Netflix baking show Is It Cake? talks about her craft.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: City of Houston employees will now get paid parental leave. And a marine biologist explains what the fight to save coral reefs has in common with her daughter's mental health struggles.