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The week in politics (Aug. 23, 2023)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: From Tony Buzbee’s last-minute entry into a Houston City Council race, to why the Texas Young Republicans is disassociating itself from the Republican Party of Texas, we mull over the latest developments in local, state, and national politics in our weekly roundup.

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Houston’s housing market as interest rates climb, and violinist Joshua Bell (Sept. 22, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We take a closer look at the local real estate market as interest rates continue to rise. And violinist Joshua Bell talks about his performances this weekend with the Houston Symphony.

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Complaints about new Congressional maps, & the week in politics (Oct. 6, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Two Houston members of Congress aren't pleased with proposed new Texas district maps, the week in politics, navigating the new world of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and singer Thomas Csorba performs.

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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Creating A County Elections Administrator, The Week In Politics, And Coronavirus Art (May 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Harris County considers creating a non-partisan elections administrator position, our weekly political roundup, Dr. Laura Murillo of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and local muralists create coronavirus-inspired art.

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Health Summit and Business Expo Focuses on Latino Health Challenges

Posted on · The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is putting on its 4th annual Health Summit and Business Expo starting today (Aug. 10, 2016). This year’s event brings together healthcare and insurance providers, small businesses and individuals to discuss prescriptions, wellness, and — specifically — health disparities the Hispanic population faces. Paige Phelps learns more from Dr. Laura […]

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Summit Analyzes Hispanic Community’s Impact on Houston Economy

Posted on · The inaugural Hispanic Houston Impact Summit, presented by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Houston Business Journal and Telemundo Houston, takes place tomorrow (June 29, 2016) at the Hilton Americas. The summit is intended to analyze the impact the Hispanic community in Houston has on our economy. We learn more about the conference, and […]

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Dueling Visions for Houston’s Pensions: Tuesday’s Show (June 28, 2016)

Posted on · Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has thus far insisted that however the city's pension woes are resolved won't include changing from a defined benefits to a defined compensation system. On this edition of Houston Matters, we explore the differences between the two structures. We also consider what each means for city employees and why the mayor […]