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Why Houston And Harris County Missed Out On The Latest Harvey Relief Funds (May 26, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Why Houston and Harris County received none of the $1.3 billion in recent Hurricane Harvey relief from the federal government, the week in politics, and Houston's oldest hospital gets a makeover.

The Harris County Commissioners Court discussed the effects of judge Rosenthal's order during the bi-monthly meeting it held on June 27th.


Harris County Weighs Date For $1 Billion Flood Control Bond Referendum

Posted on · County commissioners have been waiting for Congress to pass a Harvey relief bill, which could shoulder the lion’s share of costs for major projects like building a third reservoir. But they’ll need to act soon if they mean to get it on the ballot for the May 5 uniform election


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Full Show: Harvey Relief And Boycotting Israel, Plus The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The News (Oct. 20, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about some controversy over Harvey relief in Dickinson. We discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week's news. And we learn about the annual East End Street Festival.


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Full Show: Deadline Looms For Harvey Assistance, And The Politics Of Refugee Aid (Oct. 6, 2017) 

Posted on · On Friday's edition of Houston Matters: Houstonians face long lines at the GRB to apply for food assistance after Harvey. A former Assistant Secretary of State tells us how the politics of refugee assistance has changed over the years. Our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And a new exhibit opens at the MFAH on the life and work of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.

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