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How Future Elections Will Be Different In Harris County (Nov. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: How Harris County elections will be different the next time we vote, Rep. Sylvia Garcia answers your questions, and what a Houston teenager learned from running for city council.

Election 2020

Harris County Tried To Make Voting Easier During The Pandemic. Texas Republicans Fought Every Step Of The Way

Posted on · In a bitterly contested election overlaid with the fears and risks of an uncontrolled pandemic, Harris County has become a case study in raw politics and partisan efforts to manipulate voter turnout.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: The Battle Over Mail-In Ballots In Harris County, And Preventing The Next Pandemic (Oct. 1, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The latest in the battle over mail-in balloting in Harris County, local researchers are determined to catch the next pandemic before it spreads from animals to humans, advice for job seekers amid the pandemic, and how alligator snapping turtles came to thrive in Buffalo Bayou in the shadow of downtown.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees, And Interim County Clerk Chris Hollins (June 16, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A Supreme Court ruling is a win for LGBTQ rights advocates, interim Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins answers questions, and we discuss recent media coverage of COVID-19 and protests over police brutality.

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Monday’s Show: County Clerk Resigning, And Texas As A Battleground State (May 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman is resigning, the potential for Texas to be a battleground state, the contributions of Asian Americans to Greater Houston, and veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your questions.

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Thursday’s Show: Coronavirus Vaccine Developed In Houston, And Diversity At The Rodeo (March 5, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: What local physicians are seeing regarding coronavirus fears, a Houston company claims to have developed a vaccine for COVID-19, and the diverse lineup of performers at this year's rodeo.