Houston Matters

George H.W. Bush Biographer, City Floods and ‘Prairie Home’ Host Chris Thile: Houston Matters Weekend for Feb. 4, 2017

Posted on · In his 2015 biography Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, author Jon Meacham explored how the nation’s 41st president has conducted himself throughout his life, through extensive interviews over a decade with the president, his family, friends, and colleagues. Meacham was also granted access to the former president’s audio diaries and […]

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What Role Did City Regulations Play in Houston’s Latest Floods?

Posted on · A local activist group called Residents Against Flooding lays blame for our recent woes not on Mother Nature but on bad permitting, variance approvals and other decisions. We explore the role city regulations and policies might play in flooding. Houston Matters‘ Paige Phelps talks with Ed Browne and Cynthia Neely from Residents Against Flooding. We also hear […]