Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers listener questions, what the George Floyd Act proposes, and reflecting on the relationship between George H.W. Bush and James Baker.
Posted on · Democratic District Attorney Kim Ogg is squaring off against Republican Mary Nan Huffman in her bid for reelection
Posted on · The document contains 104 reform proposals, including changes to the Independent Police Oversight Board and additional mental health crisis training.
Posted on · We delve into the Breonna Taylor case and the ongoing scrutiny of justice in cases of police violence against Black Americans.
Posted on · Four Houston police officers were fired and one Baytown officer was indicted this month in two separate deadly shootings, amid a growing movement to hold police more accountable for deadly force.
Posted on · The reforms include changes to the city's Independent Police Oversight Board, but do not include budget cuts.
Posted on · The Mayor's police reform task force could overhaul how civilians keep an eye on alleged police misconduct.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Why the Texas Medical Center changed how it's reporting ICU bed capacity, the Supreme Court invalidates a Louisiana abortion law, Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions, and a conversation with a member of the local police oversight board.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: A new police reform task force in Houston, restaurant safety during COVID, depicting a small Texas community in film, and staying safe during a pandemic in the summer heat.
Posted on · In his announcement, Turner said his "Task Force on Policing Reform" consisted of “members who represent a cross-section of our very diverse community.”
Posted on · The vote came one day after Houston City Council voted to increase funding as part of the city's new $5.1 billion budget.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Protesters rally for police reform at Houston City Council, Texas companies seek the shelter of bankruptcy, first-person accounts of life inside the Harris County Jail in a pandemic, and the new reality at the MFAH.
Posted on · The $5.1 billion city budget increases the Houston Police Department budget to $964 million in Fiscal Year 2021.
Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Calls for HISD to disband its police force, our weekly political roundup, navigating a sea of misinformation during major news events, and a revival for drive-in theaters amid social distancing.
Posted on · The family and friends of George Floyd were joined by politicians, celebrities and others at the Fountain of Praise church to celebrate the former Third Ward resident's life.