Houston Matters

Houston’s strong place in the global economy despite the pandemic (May 20, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: How Houston fared in international trade and business in 2021, plans to restore natural prairie around town, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and how bees have influenced human architecture.

Politics

Major Corporations Come Out Against Proposed Voting Restrictions In Texas

Posted on · Dozens of big companies, local businesses and chambers of commerce issued a statement reflecting the biggest pushback yet by the business community against Texas Republican efforts to further tighten the state's restrictive voting rules.

Energy & Environment

The World Is Shifting To Clean Fuels. Can Houston Still Be A Global Energy Leader?

Posted on · The energy industry is changing, and Houston, long known for its dominance in oil and gas, plans to remain an international leader through the transition.

Energy & Environment

Weekly Oil Market Crash Update: Oil Execs Say Houston Is “Backbone Of The Energy World” And Can Remain So Through The Downturn

Posted on · Industry leaders say the Bayou City has the capacity to provide research and expertise for the transition to cleaner energy. Plus, oil prices rise and more than 6,000 jobs were added in the oilfield services sector last month.