Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Reforming The Police Oversight Board, Immigrant Children’s Mental Health (Sep. 1, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: City council members negotiate for reforms to the Police Oversight Board, Mayor Pro Tem Dave Martin answers questions, the mental health of immigrant students, and handwritten letters make a comeback.

Immigration

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.

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Monday’s Houston Matters: The Pandemic’s Impact On Public Hospitals, And A New Addition At Memorial Park (Aug. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How the pandemic is affecting Houston’s public safety net hospitals, research regarding pets and COVID-19, immigrants sue the Trump administration over their DACA applications, Memorial Park's Eastern Glades opens, and an update on sports.