Posted on · The city last hosted the RNC in 1992. Houston beat fellow finalists Miami and Nashville in its bid to host the event in 2028.
Posted on · On Wendesday's show: We discuss the politics surrounding Harris County Judge Hidalgo’s leave of absence and other developments in local, state, and national politics in our weekly roundup.
Posted on · Experts in political science share their insight on local, state and national politics.
Posted on · Teare, 43, joined Ogg's staff when she first was elected in 2016 but now says the DA's office is "broken" and needs fixing.
Posted on · University of Houston political analyst Nancy Sims thinks this may well be it for Houston mayoral candidates.
Posted on · On this special Election Day edition of Town Square, we go inside the Harris County primary voting experience and discuss the issues that are driving voters, featuring the hosts of Houston's longest running political show, "Red, White, and Blue."
Posted on · Catch the latest episode of "Red, White and Blue"
Posted on · We continue our look back at the biggest stories of 2018 by examining the year in Houston politics.
Posted on · On this special edition of Houston Matters, we offer our third annual Newcomers Guide to Houston! Whether you're new to town, or just want a refresher on the basics of life in the Bayou City, this is a must listen. We cover absolutely as much territory as we can in an hour, presenting the lowdown […]
Posted on · On today's program, we continue our 2nd annual "State of Houston" series – exploring the state of Greater Houston's economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. Today, we look at what's happening here in politics, with News 88.7’s politics and government reporter Andrew Schneider.
Posted on · A recent court ruling has placed in doubt the future of some of the funding related to Houston’s multi-billion dollar ReBuild Houston initiative, designed to address the city’s drainage and street repair needs. Judge Buddie Hahn last month ruled a ballot measure approved five years ago didn’t properly explain the nature and cost of ReBuild’s […]
Posted on · The final debate before early voting in the Houston mayor’s race was held Saturday night. Houston Public Media, KHOU 11 News and Free Press Houston co-presented the debate called “Hou Decide,” which was geared, in part, towards younger voters, as evidenced by Tweet-like opening statements, and some questions coming from Millennials at a watch party […]
Posted on · In just a few weeks, Houstonians will cast their ballot not only for the next mayor, but also for city council members and controller. To better understand the races and what’s at stake, we talk with Charles Kuffner, who writes the "Off the Kuff" political blog, about the various races and the issues of most […]
Posted on · For the next several Tuesdays on Houston Matters, we offer you a chance to speak directly with the major candidates running to be the next mayor of the city of Houston. We continue on this edition with Ben Hall. He’s a former city attorney who previously ran for mayor in 2013, losing to Annise Parker. […]
Posted on · Mayor Annise Parker’s term ends this year. So what will she do next? Parker has held her cards close, but recently gave some clues that she might be interested in running for another office. News 88.7’s Laurie Johnson has more.