KUHF Conversations: Perspectives on the Gubernatorial Debate

Posted on · The Republican candidates for Texas governor talked taxes, states rights, and even drug policy in their first debate last night. Incumbent governor Rick Perry faced off against long time Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and GOP activist Debra Medina at the debate in Dallas. KUHF's Melissa Galvez watched the proceedings with Paul Brace, professor of political science at Rice University and Nancy Sims, political blogger, to get their take on how the candidates handled themselves.


Brady Clashes with Treasury Secretary

Posted on · A day after he called for the Treasury Secretary's resignation — Congressman Kevin Brady says he stands by his words. The fiery exchange during a Congressional Hearing has drawn national attention — both positive and negative — which may be exactly the result Brady was hoping for. Laurie Johnson reports.


Grading the Texas Legislature

Posted on · The report card is in for the Texas Legislature. The policy group Children at Risk grades lawmakers on how they support and promote child-friendly legislation. Laurie Johnson has more.