Posted on · Continuing its commitment to prioritizing and elevating voices in the community, Houston Public Media is pleased to welcome Laurie Johnson-Ramirez in her new role as the Executive Director of Content Operations.
Posted on · If you cover news in Houston long enough, you’re bound to encounter some weird stuff. Five journalists share the most bizarre stories they've covered.
Posted on · Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and officials from the County and State level join us with updates and life-saving tips, along with Houston Public Media reporters.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How news organizations vet their sources during breaking news, how plans to eliminate student debt might work, a firsthand account of the situation at the Texas-Mexico border, and an update on Houston sports.
Posted on · In a special Election Night edition of Houston Matters, Craig Cohen brings you early results from the polls with News 88.7’s Laurie Johnson and analysis from University of Houston political science professor Brandon Rottinghaus. MORE: News 88.7 Election 2015 Page
Posted on · When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, people scattered. Some decided to stay in their “new towns.” In Houston, displaced members of one New Orleans church — Franklin Avenue Baptist Church — created a new church here. News 88.7's Laurie Johnson reports.
Posted on · Mayor Annise Parker’s term ends this year. So what will she do next? Parker has held her cards close, but recently gave some clues that she might be interested in running for another office. News 88.7’s Laurie Johnson has more.
Posted on · As a part of Houston Matters’ discussion of being single in Houston — Houston Public Media’s All Things Considered host, Laurie Johnson, talks about her online dating success story. She met her husband online.
Posted on · Houstonâs City Council WednesdayÂ passed the long-debated Equal Rights Ordinance, which extends equal rights protections to gay and transgender Houstonians. The vote had been delayed, in part,Â to offer more time for public comment, including some nine hours of discussion Wednesday. Ultimately, though, the council passed the ordinance by a vote of 11 to 6. […]
Posted on · Mayor Annise Parker last week unveiled her proposed FY 2015 budget for the city of Houston. It includes covering a significant rise in pension obligations, calls for funding to add animal control officers and address pothole repairs – all of which the mayor believes can be accomplished in the next year without a tax increase, […]
Posted on · Did you know there's an election in Houston on Saturday? It's the runoff for several seats on the Houston City Council. We’ll have a preview with Mike Morris, city council reporter for the Houston Chronicle and KUHF’s city council reporter Laurie Johnson.
Posted on · Voters approved a lot Tuesday. They said yes to Mayor Annise Parker, who won re-election. Harris County voters approved a proposed joint inmate processing center. Texans said yes to property tax breaks for veterans and their families, a State Water Implementation Fund, even expanded tax exemptions on aircraft parts. The one big thumbs-down? The Dome. […]
Posted on · Itâs okay. You can admit it. You just now realized thereâs an election tomorrow, and, well, you havenât really been paying attention. Yeah, there have been the requisite ads on TV and the radio â youâve been tuning them out. Look, we get it. Youâve been busy. And frankly, those political ads can wear you […]
Posted on · KUHF, along with KHOU and Rice University just concluded a poll seeking voters' opinions on a variety of issues heading into the November election. Poll questions ranged from opinions about the Houston mayor's race to bond initiatives to renovate the Astrodome and build an inmate processing center, to problems facing the city of Houston.On today's […]