Houston Matters

Restaurants and post-COVID expansions (March 23, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Houston-area restaurants want to keep expanded outdoor seating established early during the COVID-19 pandemic. Houston City Council is considering it. We learn more and discuss the state of area restaurants.

Criminal Justice

Kids of color are disproportionately punished in the Harris County juvenile justice system, a study shows

Posted on · The study showed a small group of kids who had multiple interactions with the system -- disproportionately youth of color -- were more likely to receive harsher punishments, even though their offenses didn't increase in severity.