Houston Matters

What’s in Store for the 2015 Legislature?

Posted on · On the second Tuesday of odd numbered years, the Texas Legislature begins its biennial session. For a maximum of 140 days, lawmakers will decide the fate of Houstonians and Texans alike. But what does that mean for you and what are some of the bills that will be up for discussion?  This year marks a […]

Houston Matters

How Immigration Reform Could Impact Houston

Posted on · Last week, the U.S. Senate passed an immigration reform bill that would both ramp up security along the U.S. border with Mexico, and pave the way towards citizenship for millions of people already living here illegally. We’ll discuss the political and cultural implications of such proposed legislation, and what it means, in particular, for Houstonians.

News

Bill To Allow Concealed Guns At College Gains Traction

Posted on · College students with concealed handgun licenses could soon be able to carry their weapons onto public university campuses here in Texas. Under bills in both the state house and senate, public college campuses would no longer be off-limits for concealed-carry license holders. Predictably, those bills are creating some robust debate, as Jack Williams reports.