Politics

After Voting Bill’s Passage, Texas Democrats Hold Out For Federal Help That May Never Come

Posted on · Texas Democrats made their way to the U.S. Capitol to pressure Congress into voting for federal voting protections. But politics in Washington make that less likely with each passing day.

Houston Matters

Democrats Leaving The State To Block Controversial Legislation (July 13, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: State lawmakers look to break quorum in the special session of the Texas Legislature in a second attempt to block controversial GOP legislation critics have slammed as voter suppression.

Health & Science

Obamacare Wins For The 3rd Time At The Supreme Court

Posted on · The 7-2 decision threw out the challenge to the law, saying Texas and other objecting GOP-dominated states were not required to pay anything under the mandate provision and thus lacked standing.

Houston Matters

Texans’ Opinions On Health Care Policy Issues (May 4, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A new survey sheds light on how Texans feel about certain health care policy issues, Rep. Lizzie Fletcher takes your questions, and the rough-and-tumble history of politics in Texas.

Houston Matters

Requiring Employees To Get Vaccinated (April 27, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Houston Methodist requires employees to be vaccinated, Congressman Al Green fields your questions, physicist Brian Greene finds meaning amid the vastness of time, and former Houstonian Jen Shyu discusses her music.