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Full Show: Harvey Creates An Obstacle For Local DREAMers, And Halloween In Houston (Oct. 31, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters, we learn how Harvey left many so-called DREAMers in limbo. We meet a Houstonian trying to improve the trick-or-treating experience for kids displaced by flooding. We learn how a local married couple started their own commercial haunted house. And a local professor conducts scientific research into near-death experiences.

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Obamacare Enrollment Opens Amid Uncertain Climate for Law’s Future

Posted on · Open enrollment has begun for health insurance through the federal exchange developed via the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. But looming over the open enrollment period is uncertainty over the law’s future now that Republican Donald Trump has won the White House. We discuss many issues surrounding President Obama’s signature piece of legislation — from reports […]

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Houstonians Rush To Beat Obamacare Deadline

Posted on · More than one million Texans have signed up for a health plan this year through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. The surge in enrollment comes just days before the deadline on Sunday. News 88.7 health and science reporter Carrie Feibel has been out in the city speaking to uninsured Houstonians trying to purchase coverage at […]