Houston Matters

Thursday’s Show: Greater Houston’s New Recovery Czars, Rice President David Leebron, And The Life Of DJ Screw (April 23, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We meet Greater Houston's new recovery czars, Rice University President David Leebron answers your questions, we discuss the role of social media in society, and we learn about a new onscreen depiction of the life of DJ Screw.

Harris County

Harris County Requiring Residents To Wear Masks Outdoors During COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on · Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo officially announced her order requiring face coverings on most county residents who leave the house, in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Under the executive order, people ages 10 and older must cover noses and mouths with a mask, bandanna, scarf or other face covering if leaving […]

Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Show: Wage Theft In A Pandemic, And UH President Renu Khator (April 22, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Fighting wage theft in a pandemic, a conversation with UH President Dr. Renu Khator, our weekly political roundup, and a socially-distanced edition of The Full Menu.

Texas

Abbott Says Team Is Working On Plans To Reopen The State, Directs Texans To Jobs Open Now

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott said his team is working quickly on a program to get Texans back to work and that he’ll be making an announcement Monday about next steps to reopen the state’s economy.  “The good news is Texas is prepared to be taking very positive steps toward opening up our state and finally ensuring […]

Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Show: Emergency Medicine In A Pandemic, And Fort Bend Co. Judge KP George (April 21, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: How the pandemic is affecting emergency medicine, Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions, how a delay in census counting might affect Texas redistricting, and Dacamera adapts to bring its music to audiences at home.