Houston Matters

A tough start to the school year, and actor Jason Lee’s photos of Galveston (Feb. 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The cumulative effect of COVID, teacher burnout, faculty and staff shortages, and political pressure on public education, and a conversation with actor Jason Lee about his new book of photography of Galveston.


COVID-19 Kills Latinos At Disproportionate Rates — And The Numbers In Texas Are Growing

Posted on · Latinos make up 40% of the Texas population, yet they account for 52% of the COVID-19 fatalities in the state, according to the Department of State Health Services. Health experts attribute disparities to work demands, pre-existing conditions, misinformation, housing and uninsured rates.