Town Square

The ‘Party Politics’ Of Third Special Session of the Texas Legislature

Posted on · The co-hosts of Party Politics join Town Square to examine bills allocating $16 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funds and COVID vaccine mandates at the local and state level.

New Laws In Texas

More Than 650 Texas Laws Go Into Effect Sept. 1. Here Are 13 You Should Know

Posted on · Some overlooked voting laws, permitless carry, and a ban on critical race theory are among the newly passed legislation. Reporters at NPR's Texas Newsroom partner stations break down some of the key items.

Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Show: Preventing HPD Officer’s Death, And Redrawing The Tree Of Life (Dec. 17, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: HPD Chief Art Acevedo says a simple piece of legislation could've prevented an officer's murder last week. We learn about the day-to-day dangers of mercury after a recent spill. We look back at a Houston researcher's work that changed the way we see all life on earth. And we learn how local businesses are fairing during the critical holiday retail season.