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Full Show: SB4’s Economic Impact, And Big Changes To The Farmer’s Market (Aug. 1, 2017)

Posted on · On today's Houston Matters, we discuss one group's estimates on the economic impact of the so-called "sanctuary cities" bill. Plus: we check in on the costs of renting and buying homes in Greater Houston, discuss corporal punishment in Texas schools, and learn about changes planned for the Houston Farmers’ Market.

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Some LGBT Employees in Oil and Gas Fear Discrimination

Posted on · Times are uncertain for many folks in the oil and gas industry, with crude oil prices continuing to drop. But some LGBT workers say there’s always been plenty of uncertainty in the industry for them – and maybe more so now. It’s the subject of a recent article by Jordan Blum of the Houston Chronicle, […]

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Pumps and Pipes: What Can the Medical and Oil and Gas Industries Learn from Each Other?

Posted on · We all know two of Houston’s biggest industries are oil and gas and medicine, and that those industries employ some of Greater Houston’s brightest minds. So what could all those bright minds accomplish if they joined forces? That’s the purpose of the 8th annual Pumps and Pipes conference on Monday, which seeks to find ways […]