Posted on · The U.S. bishops conference stopped short of mandating that lay experts such as lawyers and criminal justice professionals participate in investigating clergy accused of child molestation or other misconduct.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn why a search warrant was executed at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Plus, we examine why the number of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally is at its lowest level since 2004. Then, our experts break down the latest political news. We discuss the potential for changes in the state's marijuana laws. And we hear the story of a Texas woman who coached a high school football team during World War II.
Posted on · About one in 10 adults with Hispanic ancestors do not identify as Hispanic or Latino, according to a Pew Research Center study. This trend could slow the growth of the Latino population
Posted on · A new Pew poll finds that while there are still two major parties in America, there are stark divisions within each
Posted on · Democrats were more than twice as likely as Republicans to say that the country hasn't gone far enough in achieving gender equality, according to a new survey from Pew
Posted on · The number of refugees resettled in Texas has dramatically decreased since Donald Trump became president, according to new findings from the Pew Research Center.
Posted on · Pew Research Center analysis of government data shows more Mexicans are leaving the United States than are coming here. However, other research shows certain kinds of Mexicans are coming here at an increased rate: entrepreneurs. Data from Rice University's Baker Institute shows that more Mexican entrepreneurs are choosing the U.S. as the place they want […]
Posted on · In 2011, Pew Research Center found that "only one half of one percent of the U.S. population has been on active military duty at any given time during the past decade of sustained warfare." This is most noticeable when you start looking at the generational breakdown of our population. In March, Pew released their most […]
Posted on · A Pew Research Center article says big cities in the U.S. tend to lean toward the liberal side of the political spectrum. This includes Houston. Mark Jones, Chair of the Department of Political Science at Rice University, joins us to examine where the major surrounding counties stand related to each other on the liberal conservative […]