Houston Matters

Jan. 6 hearings, and a billion-dollar bond proposal from Harris County (June 15, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: In a double dose of our weekly political roundup, we recap the Jan. 6 hearings and find out why county leaders are proposing a billion-dollar bond package. And we visit Harris County’s Emergency Operations Center at Houston TranStar.

Houston Matters

Power plays in commissioners court, the week in politics, and Cheech Marin (April 6, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn about some recent strife in Harris County Commissioners Court, we discuss the week in politics, food writers discuss their favorite places to eat in Chinatown and Katy Asia Town, and we chat with comedian Cheech Marin.

Town Square

Inequity in women’s sports – it’s more than just about equal pay

Posted on · We've come a long way, but the recent situation with Olympic champion Brittney Griner being detained in Russia shows there's still more to be done for equal treatment of women in sports.

Houston Matters

Colleges look to contain COVID as classes resume (Jan. 11, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: How local colleges and universities are dealing with the omicron surge, and a conversation with Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee about a new hiring policy and several lawsuits the county is involved in.