Houston Matters

An Astros Championship, And Building In A Flood Plain: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Week’s News

Posted on · From the Astros winning it all, to building in a flood plain, to health care open enrollment beginning -- our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

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Full Show: Harvey Creates An Obstacle For Local DREAMers, And Halloween In Houston (Oct. 31, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters, we learn how Harvey left many so-called DREAMers in limbo. We meet a Houstonian trying to improve the trick-or-treating experience for kids displaced by flooding. We learn how a local married couple started their own commercial haunted house. And a local professor conducts scientific research into near-death experiences.

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Will Congress Renew CHIP Before Texas Funding Runs Out?

Posted on · Insurance coverage for more than 390,000 Texas children and pregnant women is in jeopardy. Patrick Bresette, executive director of the Children's Defense Fund’s Texas office, joins us to discuss how the CHIP program works, its history, and what hurdles remain to its reauthorization.