Houston Matters

Full Show: Trump’s Infrastructure Plan, And Law Enforcement And The Black Community (Feb. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn how Pres. Trump's infrastructure plan could affect Houston. The Texas Railroad Commissioner talks about oil and gas expanding to new parts of the state. Then, we revisit the relationship between Houston's African-American community and the police. We get answers to your pet care questions. And MK Bower discusses the latest Houston sports news.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Water Rights Battle, And The Man Behind Houston’s Skyline (Jan. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We look at a water rights battle between Texas and New Mexico. Real estate developer Gerald D. Hines talks about his role in the creation of Houston's skyline. Dr. Lori Teller answers questions about your beloved dogs and cats. And Jeff Balke discusses the latest Houston sports news.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Harvey’s Impact On The Ship Channel, And New Sexual Harassment Policies (Dec. 11, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: NPR's John Burnett tells us how Harvey has affected the Houston ship channel. We learn about new sexual harassment policies adopted by the Texas House. A veterinarian answers your pet care questions. And we discuss the latest on developments in Houston sports.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Political Party Divisions, And Your Pet Care Questions (Nov. 13, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We recap some political stories that developed over the weekend. We discuss efforts to forge unity within the major political parties. Veterinarian Lori Teller answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on developments in Houston sports.

Houston Matters

Full Show: First Senate Hearing On Harvey, And Uncovering Texas Special Ed Caps (Oct. 16, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's edition of Houston Matters: We learn more about the first Texas Senate hearings on Harvey, which are taking place today in New Caney. And News 88.7’s Laura Isensee takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the Houston Chronicle uncovered the state's arbitrary caps on special education services.

Full Show

Full Show: Houston’s Response To Charlottesville Violence, And Major Paradigm Shifts In Houston’s Past And Future (Aug. 14, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We hear reactions to Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Va. Then, we discuss examples of how life in Houston has changed dramatically in the past -- and what are some ways you'd like to see it change in the future?