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What a $50 savings per taxpayer is costing Harris County residents

Posted on · Republican officials contend last fall’s boycott of Harris County Commissioners Court was more than worth it, forcing cuts to what they saw as a bloated budget and granting relief to taxpayers burdened by inflation. But the bill is coming due in the form of starved departments and fewer services.

Houston Matters

Looking ahead to the World Series, and David Brancaccio of the Marketplace Morning Report (Oct. 28, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: What we can learn from inflation of the past. Then, we chat with the man in charge of protecting our nation from a missile attack. And we catch up with David Brancaccio, host of the Marketplace Morning Report.

Houston Matters

How the Inflation Reduction Act might affect Houston (Aug. 9, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Analyzing the climate change provision in the Inflation Reduction Act and how it might affect Houston. Questions for Mayor Pro-Tem Dave Martin. A gardening expert answers your questions. And addressing problems Hurricane Harvey exposed with area reservoirs.

Houston Matters

What rising inflation means for Houston’s economy (July 14, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Whether continued inflation could lead to a recession, local activists and officials take on hazardous chemical leaks on Houston's east side, and gay conservatives in Texas search for belonging in a party that's openly hostile to them.