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Full Show: Immigration Plan, And Safety At Psychiatric Facilities (Jan. 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn whether Houston-area advocates and Congressional leaders are willing to support Pres. Trump's immigration plan. We discuss safety practices at mental health facilities. We break down The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a new Latino theater festival.

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Possible Toxic Spill In Pasadena, And Defining ‘Affordable’ Health Care: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of The News

Posted on · From a call for more EPA presence in Pasadena, to a disconnect between consumers and lawmakers over the definition of affordable health care — our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

Good, Bad and Ugly

Mental Disability in Death Penalty Cases, and a Spat in Pasadena: The Good, Bad and Ugly of the News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel weighs in on: […]

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Judge Rules Pasadena Intentionally Violated Hispanic and Latino Voting Rights

Posted on · Last month, Chief  U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ruled that the City of Pasadena would be under federal oversight for the next six and a half years. The judge said that Pasadena intentionally violated the voting rights of its burgeoning Hispanic and Latino population in a redistricting scheme. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education […]

Full Show

Super Bowl LIVE Downtown, and Houston’s NFL Moms: Friday’s Show (February 3, 2017)

Posted on · Most of us won’t get tickets to Sunday’s Super Bowl at NRG Stadium, but there’s still plenty of activities related to the big game happening all over Greater Houston. The official Super Bowl events most Houstonians will have access to are Super Bowl LIVE, a free, outdoor fan festival held downtown in and around Discovery […]

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Cities Within The City: Landlocked Municipalities Can Create Confusion For Houstonians

Posted on · We learn about the many cities within the city of Houston -- the areas that have been surrounded by Houston's sprawl yet retained their own governments, police forces, and personalities.