Houston Matters

How Harvey taught us every storm is different (Aug. 25, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday’s show: We continue our discussions of lessons learned five years after Harvey. Former Harris County Judge Ed Emmett joins us to contemplate how every storm presents a unique set of challenges for the region.

Town Square

January 6 Hearing Day 3: Did Trump’s pressure on Pence contribute to the attack on the Capitol?

Posted on · Our guests today will help dissect these proceedings, while taking a closer look at how members of Trump's staff testified about a “heated” call with Pence the morning of the insurrection - one that put Pence's life in danger.

Houston Matters

School shooting in Uvalde, primary runoff results, and the life of George Floyd (May 25, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn the latest on the fatal shooting at a Uvalde elementary school. Then we discuss the results from the Texas primary election runoffs. And a new book examines the life and struggles of George Floyd.

Houston Matters

666 New Laws Take Effect Today (Sept. 1, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A summary of some of the new laws going into effect today, the week in politics, Houston's best food trucks, and the new chief curator of the Houston Museum of African American Culture.

Houston Matters

Houston’s Role In Cutting The World’s Carbon Levels (June 9, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: How Houston energy companies and environmental organizations are cutting our carbon emissions, the week in politics, assessing our progress toward racial equality, and lessons from the pandemic for the local arts scene.

Houston Matters

COVID-19 Hospitalization Rate Drops Under 4,000 In Texas (March 17, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A look at the COVID-19 hospitalization rate in Houston and Texas, our weekly political roundup, and a visit to the new immersive art installation in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.