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The week in politics (Jan. 24, 2024)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: From results of the New Hampshire primary, to the Supreme Court’s ruling against Texas on border authority, we discuss the latest developments in politics in our weekly roundup. Writer and former Houston poet laureate Leslie Contreras Schwartz talks about her memoir, "From the Womb of Sky and Earth." And local film critics talk about their favorite movies of the past year.

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Challenges facing new mayor and city council (Jan. 3, 2024)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We discuss the challenges facing Houston's new mayor and city council and talk over the latest developments in politics in our weekly roundup. And food writers name their favorite new restaurants of 2023 and look forward to the year ahead.

Houston Matters Political Roundup

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Political Roundup: The complex and confusing politics of medical emergencies and abortion

Posted on · The Texas Supreme Court ruled it's up to doctors to decide if an abortion is medically necessary under Texas law. Doctors say that exception is too vague. We discuss that and other developments in politics in our weekly roundup.

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