Houston Matters

Full Show: Preparing For Hurricane Season, And Issues Facing Texas Teachers (May 31, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Property appraisals are returning to pre-Harvey levels for some homeowners. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo discusses hurricane preparedness. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Walt Whitman.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Federal Employees Brace For The Unknown, And Dealing With Road Debris (Feb. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: How federal employees are preparing for the unknown, the pros and cons of property tax reform, the business of modern fertility, dealing with road debris, and the sport of axe throwing.

Harris County

Emmett Hints at Future Fights over Rainy Day Fund, Property Taxes in State of County Address

Posted on · Harris County Judge Ed Emmett laid out what he believes the region needs from the next Texas Legislature in order to continue rebuilding after Harvey. Those goals put him on a collision course with Governor Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick.