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Full Show: What New Petrochemical Projects Mean For The Region, And Playing Cricket In Prairie View (July 10, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn what plans for several new petrochemical plants mean for the region, we discuss the week in politics, we learn how law enforcement overcomes language barriers, and we visit new cricket fields in Prairie View.

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Full Show: Harris Co. Judge Hidalgo Addresses Residents’ Concerns, And Our Complicated Relationship With Plastics (June 19, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo discusses concerns of residents, HISD pay raises, our weekly political roundup, our complicated relationship with plastics, and life in Texas after the Civil War.

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Full Show: Ranking Texas Health Care, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (June 12, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A new report ranks health care in Texas near the bottom, we discuss the latest political news, we meet the city's new poet laureate, we reflect on the contributions of The Geto Boys, and we remember JFK’s iconic moon speech at Rice University.

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Full Show: Pressing For Disaster Relief Funds, Political Roundup, And Musician Pete Yorn (June 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: An update on the heavy rain affecting the region, efforts to get disaster relief money owed to Texas, our weekly political roundup, Houston's best themed restaurants, and musician Pete Yorn performs two new singles.

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Full Show: Immigration Plans From Texas Presidential Candidates, And The Week In Politics (May 29, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine what presidential candidates from Texas are proposing regarding immigration reform. Our local experts break down the latest political stories. We discuss how to stay active in the Houston heat. And former Houston Oiler Eddie George tries his hand at musical theatre.

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Full Show: Raising The Age For Tobacco, And The Lost Galveston Hurricane Statue (May 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Raising the age for buying tobacco, the weekly political roundup, water conservation, and a lost statue in Galveston.

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Full Show: Homelessness In Houston, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (May 15, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We discuss our growing homeless population and how we can best help the homeless here in Houston, we discuss the latest political news, and we go behind the scene at ESPN's E-sports video game championship.