Town Square

Experts Agree Texas Voting Systems Needs To Be Reformed But Disagree How

Posted on · An expert from Rice University's Baker Institute explains how the Republican-led opposition to voting expansion rights may hurt them more at the ballot box than it may hurt Democrats.

Houston Matters

COVID-19 Hospitalization Rate Drops Under 4,000 In Texas (March 17, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A look at the COVID-19 hospitalization rate in Houston and Texas, our weekly political roundup, and a visit to the new immersive art installation in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

Energy & Environment

Energy Policy Could Be Opportunity For Bipartisan Action, According to Baker Institute Report

Posted on · Criticism and support for the President's actions on climate change largely fall along party lines, a policy brief from Rice University’s Baker Institute says energy and climate are potential areas for bipartisan action. 

Energy & Environment

The World Is Shifting To Clean Fuels. Can Houston Still Be A Global Energy Leader?

Posted on · The energy industry is changing, and Houston, long known for its dominance in oil and gas, plans to remain an international leader through the transition.