Houston Matters

Council Member Tarsha Jackson, and how big oil cast doubt on climate change (April 19, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: City Council Member Tarsha Jackson discusses issues facing the city, we discuss the fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change, and local baker Hemlata "Hemu" Basumatary from the Netflix baking show Is It Cake? talks about her craft.

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International Women’s Day focuses on raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality

Posted on · National experts join us to discuss the situations and injustices that women face in the US and globally. Plus, with breaking news of President Biden’s ban on Russian oil imports, we discuss what that means for Houston’s oil and gas industry.

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The return property taxpayers get for their money (Jan. 31, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: A massive sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico last year has been invalidated, and a new study examines whether taxpayers in the city may be paying for more than they receive in services from the county.

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Dealing With Abandoned Oil & Gas Wells, And Helping Artists Of Color (Sept. 30, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Understanding a power grid winterization loophole for natural gas companies, dealing with the problem of abandoned oil and gas wells, and financial help for artists of color.