Politics

Texas lawmakers pass controversial new map for the U.S. House of Representatives

Posted on · While Democrats hold firm in their accusations of racial gerrymandering, Republicans passed a map reallocating Texas’ seats in the U.S. House. A court challenge is likely ahead.

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Controversial development deal goes unaddressed, and a different way to handle redistricting (Oct. 8, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Mayor Turner’s handling of a development deal goes unaddressed at a special council meeting, considering a new way to handle redistricting, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

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Complaints about new Congressional maps, & the week in politics (Oct. 6, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Two Houston members of Congress aren't pleased with proposed new Texas district maps, the week in politics, navigating the new world of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and singer Thomas Csorba performs.

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How Proposed Redrawing Of Texas Congressional Districts Could Affect Houston (Sept. 29, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A closer look at the draft redistricting maps for the state's Congressional districts, the week's other political news, and creating a master-planned community of affordable housing.