Houston Matters

Full Show: African Americans At The Olympics, And Political Roundup (Feb. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Educators are gathering in Houston to discuss how to better engage Latinos in STEM fields. Then, we examine the stories of African Americans at the Olympic games. Plus, our political experts discuss the latest news. And we meet skiing enthusiasts in the Bayou City.

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Transparency in Mental Health, and New Houston Chiefs

Posted on · The Houston Chronicle recently published an investigative piece looking at how a patient’s suicide at The Menninger Clinic points to larger problems in transparency with mental health clinics and hospitals.  We talk with Mike Hixenbaugh with The Houston Chronicle about his report The week before Thanksgiving, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced his choices to head four […]

Election 2016

Trump Loses Houston-Based Texas Hispanic Backer

Posted on · Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has lost the support of a key Texas Hispanic backer, who is Houston-based. According to the Texas Tribune, Houston attorney Jacob Monty has resigned from Trump’s National Hispanic Advisory Council, following Trump’s speech on immigration in Phoenix, Arizona, Wednesday night. Monty says, according to the publication, that he will also […]

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Health Summit and Business Expo Focuses on Latino Health Challenges

Posted on · The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is putting on its 4th annual Health Summit and Business Expo starting today (Aug. 10, 2016). This year’s event brings together healthcare and insurance providers, small businesses and individuals to discuss prescriptions, wellness, and — specifically — health disparities the Hispanic population faces. Paige Phelps learns more from Dr. Laura Murillo, president and CEO […]