Houston Matters

Could Casino Gambling Ever Be Legal In Texas? (May 7, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: An update on key bills in the legislature, why lobbyists from Las Vegas are descending on the Texas Capitol, The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week, and a switchboard operator of sorts for calls to astronauts in space.

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9 Ways To Make The Texas Economy More Resilient And Equitable

Posted on · Policy experts from UH and UT-Austin say the pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in the Texas economy and offer "A Playbook for Resiliency" to address them.

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Friday’s Show: Battles Over Jurisdiction In A Pandemic, And Restaurants Start Reopening (May 1, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The push and pull over governmental authority in a crisis, extraordinary measures as restaurants reopen, how social distancing has affected wildlife, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and retiring State Sen. Kirk Watson on training future leaders.