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Full Show: Federal Workers Rally, And Term Limits For Congress And Senate (Jan. 15, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Federal workers affected by the shutdown are rallying in Houston. We meet Harris County's 17 recently elected black female judges. Psychiatrists are lobbying Congress to reclassify schizophrenia as a brain disease. We learn about some renewed efforts to establish term limits for the U.S. House and Senate. And an author shares exercises for improving your problem-solving skills.

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Full Show: Texas Public School Funding, And The Year In Education (Dec. 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss proposed recommendations for comprehensive school funding reform, by the year 2050 the over-65 population will more than triple. We discuss the challenges facing the state and Houston. Also, we review the complicated year in education with News 88-7’s Laura Isensee, and we treat you to our version of "Twas the Night Before Christmas”.

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Full Show: East Side Gentrification, And The Year In Transportation (Dec. 18, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A report expects crime and murder rates to decline in most big cities -- except Houston. Then, a study examines which of Houston's neighborhoods are the most susceptible to gentrification. Plus, we reflect on the year's biggest transportation stories. And John Lomax III discusses the contributions of his father, John Avery Lomax, Jr., to the documentation of American folk music.