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Bills target Harris County elections (May 23, 2023)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The Texas House has passed two bills aimed squarely at Harris County elections. News 88.7's Andrew Schneider explains what the laws would do.

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The new Rockets coach and his baggage (April 27, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The Rockets hired Ime Udoka as their new head coach because of his championship accumen, but is he worth the baggage stemming from his suspension in Boston related to a relationship with a female subordinate?

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Control of Harris County elections (April 3, 2023)

Posted on · On Monday's show: We learn about a pair of bills in the legislature that could change who's in charge of elections in Harris County. And we offer you a chance to vent about your pet peeves and frustrations about life in Greater Houston.

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Election bills in the legislature (March 9, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn about two bills that would return management of elections to elected officials -- but only in Texas counties with populations greater than a million.

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Harris County employees could get extra pay to help run elections

Posted on · Harris County commissioners on Tuesday authorized the development of a program that would train and pay a dedicated corps of existing employees to help administer elections in the county, which has been scrutinized for its handling of recent elections.

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Brittney Griner released (Dec. 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We discuss what we know about Griner’s release and whether the prisoner the United States released is a steep price to pay. And we learn why the League of Women Voters of Houston is shifting from a volunteer-only organization to hiring staff.