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Monday’s Show: Plans For Restarting The Texas Economy (April 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: An update on how hospitals are handling the pandemic, details on plans for restarting the Texas economy, why the pandemic is affecting low-income women disproportionately, and some developments in the world of sports.

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Tuesday’s Show: Unintended Consequences Of School Security Policies, And Council Member Amy Peck (Feb. 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We discuss some unintended consequences of school security measures, City Council Member Amy Peck answers your questions, a UH expert says gradual economic growth is nothing to be afraid of, and we learn about an early pioneer of forensic science.

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How Do We Determine Something’s Economic Impact?

Posted on · When Houston hosted Super Bowl 51 earlier this month, we heard a lot about the economic impact it would have on the area. A firm hired by the Super Bowl committee estimated the benefit would be something like $350 million coming into the local economy. Meanwhile, amid belt-tightening in Austin, the state’s public libraries are […]