Houston Matters

Full Show: Political Roundup, And Houston Public Media’s ‘Stories From The Storm’ (July 11, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We discuss a Baytown pipe manufacturer exemption request on imported steel and aluminum tariffs. Our political experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories, and Houston Public Media’s 'Stories from the Storm' series featuring stories from community leaders and everyday Houstonians on how Harvey changed lives. Plus, we learn what went wrong at Worthing High.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Rating Cell Phone Service In Houston (June 27, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: How might a court ruling to reunite families separated at the border within 30 days affect a shelter set to open in Houston and others like it? Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. We learn about a ranking of cell phone carriers in Greater Houston. And we tour HSPVA’s new downtown campus.

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Full Show: Abuse Allegations At Shelters, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (June 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A new report says some of the shelters taking in migrant children have histories of abuse allegations. Then, we discuss the latest political stories. Plus, we learn about an online photo database that aims to help identify the remains of those who’ve died trying to cross the border. And we meet Eden MacAdam-Somer, who plays the violin while singing and performing percussion with her feet.

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Full Show: Tent Cities For Migrant Children, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (June 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn how tent cities could be used to shelter unaccompanied migrant children. Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. We remember the roll the Turtle Bayou Resolutions played in Texas history. And we meet some boating enthusiasts in Greater Houston.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Houston’s Best Late-Night Eats (June 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a school safety summit being held today. Our local experts break down the latest political stories. Local food writers discuss their favorite places to go for late-night dining. And we learn about a new Houston Ballet performance inspired by Houston’s resilience during and after Harvey.

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Full Show: Gov. Abbott’s School Safety Plan, And Political Roundup (May 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn about Gov. Abbott's new school safety plan. Our experts break down the latest national, state, and local political stories. We discuss some peculiar methods Texas has used to solve crimes. And we meet some local competitive Scrabble players.

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Full Show: Primary Runoff Election Results, And A Real Estate Snapshot (May 23, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We pore over the results from the Texas primary runoff election with analysis from our political experts. Then, we take a snapshot of the local real estate market. And we examine the American equivalent of the royal family.

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Full Show: Heart Transplant Complications, Political Roundup, And A Mariachi Opera (May 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine why heart transplant patients at one Houston hospital have had more complications than others. We get an update on the state of the energy industry and on environmental issues facing the region. Our experts break down the latest national, state, and local political stories. And we learn about an opera featuring mariachi music.

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Full Show: Mapping The DNA Of All Life On Earth, And Ira Glass (May 9, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about efforts to reduce flooding in area bayous and how underground tunnels might help. We discuss the week's political news and learn about efforts to map the genome of every species on earth. And we talk with Ira Glass about lessons he's learned in his public radio career.