Town Square

A conversation on human and sex trafficking – What are the signs? Why is Houston a main hub?

Posted on · Today, in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we focus on human and sex trafficking, where we talk with local experts and one survivor-turned author and advocate.

Houston Matters

A spike in upstream oil and gas jobs, and Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis (March 29, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Why Texas added 5,100 upstream oil and gas jobs last month, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis answers your questions, and a conversation with poet Nikki Giovanni.

Houston Matters

Friday’s Houston Matters: How The Fight For Racial Equality Intersects With LGBTQ Rights (June 26, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Ongoing concerns about hospital capacity, how the fight for racial equality intersects with the quest for LGBTQ rights, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and overcoming a hearing disability to earn an engineering degree.

Houston Matters

Full Show: The Affordable Care Act’s Uncertain Future, And The James Beard Awards Snub Houston (March 27, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Texans continue to seek health insurance through the Affordable Care Act despite its uncertain future. The James Beard Awards snub Houston. We discuss the latest political news. We reflect on the political motivations that took us to the moon. And we meet the first woman dean of engineering at Prairie View A&M.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Political Roundup, and Items for Your Houston Bucket List (Oct. 24, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Some Prairie View A&M students are suing Waller County alleging voter suppression. Then, our experts break down the latest political stories. And writer Dylan Powell discusses items that should be on every Houstonian's bucket list.