Houston Matters

Full Show: Hurricane Season Ending, And Greg Louganis (Nov. 30, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We recap the very busy Atlantic hurricane season, which ends today. Then, a group of scientists writes a letter to humanity, warning of looming environmental concerns. Plus, we discuss the stranglehold the oil industry has on the transportation world. And former Olympic diver Greg Louganis talks about his journey with HIV.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Infrastructure Gaps Slow Harvey Recovery, And Teachers Tell Their Stories (Nov. 16, 2017)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: HISD leaders are working on a plan to turn around struggling Kashmere High School. Plus, some community leaders say gaps in Houston’s civic infrastructure are slowing Harvey recovery efforts. We find out what they mean. And some local teachers share stories from their time in the classroom.

Politics

Congress Looks To Post-Katrina Tax Relief As Model For Harvey

Posted on · Congressman Kevin Brady, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, is spearheading an effort to provide targeted tax relief for victims of Harvey and Irma. The emerging package includes provisions ranging from lifting limits on write offs for property losses to bigger tax credits for the working poor.