Houston Matters

Thursday’s Houston Matters: City Cancels The State GOP Convention, And Examining Work Practices At Drug Rehab Facilities (July 9, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The Texas GOP's in-person convention is cancelled, an investigation into work practices at drug and alcohol rehab facilities, new opinions from SCOTUS, and developing walkable spaces near transit centers.

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Gun Control Debate and Eradicating Mosquitoes: Wednesday’s Show (June 22, 2016)

Posted on · Four different gun-control measures failed to pass the U.S. Senate Monday (June 20, 2016). The measures, in response to the deadly Orlando nightclub mass shooting, came from both sides of the aisle. They included proposed changes to background checks for gun purchases, expanding background checks to include private sales of firearms at gun shows and […]

Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C.

Election 2016

Texas GOP Convention Delegates Rally Behind Apparent Nominee Donald Trump

Posted on · “And it’s sad that we didn’t get to go all the way to the convention in Cleveland and support him but, you know, most everybody has come to the realization that Trump will be the nominee for the Republican Party, and it’s a lot better choice than the alternative,” said Stephen W. Stanley, a city councilman from Garland.

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Conference Focuses on the Next 25 Years in Oil and Gas

Posted on · The annual Society of Petroleum Engineers Technical Conference and Exhibition is underway at the George R. Brown convention center. The event will focus on how the oil and gas sector should plan for success over the next 25 years. Bloomberg News Oil Reporter Joe Carroll is covering the event. We talk with him about the […]

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Orion Launch Scrubbed, Plagiarism, and Repticon: Houston Matters for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Posted on · Space City watched closely this morning as, following several delays due in part to high winds and a sticky rocket valve, NASA scrubbed today’s launch of the Orion capsule aboard an unmanned Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. NASA hopes to launch Orion tomorrow. Once launched, Orion will orbit the Earth from a height […]