Houston Matters

New State Water Plan Addresses Meeting the Needs of a Thirsty Texas

Posted on · Texans are getting their first look at a new comprehensive plan for the use and conservation of the state’s water resources over the next 50 years with the release of the Texas Water Development Board’s Draft 2017 State Water Plan. The plan proposes 5,500 measures communities across the Lone Star State can take to meet […]

Houston Matters

Summer Reading: Hail of Fire — A Man Struggles to Cope with His Decisions During a Natural Disaster

Posted on · In September of 2011, severe drought – coupled with a tropical storm – helped fuel a wildfire that destroyed the home of Randy Fritz and his family in the Lost Pines area, about 103 miles northwest of Houston near Bastrop. While neither he, his wife nor his three daughters were hurt in the fire that […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Drunk Driving, Graduation Speeches and a Pro Sports Drought: The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From a report that says more kids die in drunk driving accidents in Texas than in any other state to entering a period of the year when there’s not much Houston sports to enjoy, we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s Houston news with our panel of non-experts. This week’s […]