Houston Matters

Monday’s Show: Ex-Felons As Candidates, And Embedded With White Supremacists (Dec. 2, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The latest on the runoff race for Houston City Council District B, the latest efforts to treat HIV/AIDS, lessons from six years studying white supremacist groups, and the latest on Houston sports.

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Friday’s Show: City Council District B Controversy, And Singer Allison Moorer (Nov. 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Questions about a candidate in the runoff for City Council District B, we discuss the movie Harriet, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and musician Allison Moorer talks about her new memoir and accompanying album.

Texas Elections 2018

Voter Turnout In A Texas Democratic Gubernatorial Runoff Hasn’t Been This Low In Nearly 100 Years

Posted on · Democrat Lupe Valdez will face off against Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in the fall. Two incumbents in the Texas House lost their runoffs. And Democrats had their worst runoff turnout in almost a century.

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Conference Focuses on Managing Stormwater and Runoff in a Greener, Cheaper Way

Posted on · This week, Houston is hosting the 2015 International Low Impact Development Conference. Low Impact Development is a land planning and engineering design technique aimed at managing storm water and runoff closer to where the rain initially fell. Justin Ring, an engineer with the local firm EHRA, sat down with Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty to explain […]

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State of the Union and Early Literacy: Houston Matters for Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Posted on · President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address Tuesday night. He covered a wide range of issues, many of which are especially relevant to Houston and Texas. As a new, Republican-controlled Congress looked on, the President reiterated veto threats should Congress “put the security of families at risk by taking away their health insurance…or […]

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Lt. Governor’s Debate Promises to Be Interesting

Posted on · Friday, May 2, at 7 p.m. candidates in the Lt. Governor Republican primary runoff race will face off in a debate on Houston Public Media’s TV 8 and News 88.7, and online at houstonpublicmedia.org. Our own Craig Cohen will moderate the debate along with three local journalists who’ll serve as panelists. Craig sat down with […]