Houston Matters

Full Show: Supreme Court Rulings, And Inside The Flood Control Bond Projects (June 25, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We analyze the latest Supreme Court rulings. We take a closer look at the flood control projects voters will cast ballots on in August. And we get an update on Houston Sports.

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Full Show: Vaccines And Autism, And Dealing With Obnoxious People (June 21, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine concerns immigrant advocates still have despite Pres. Trump's executive order ending family separation. Then, a local expert dispels the myth that vaccines cause Autism by sharing the experience of his own daughter. Plus, we learn about humankind's increased knowledge of the human genome and our potential to alter it. And an author champions the benefits of loving the obnoxious people in our lives.

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Full Show: Water Rights Battle, And The Man Behind Houston’s Skyline (Jan. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We look at a water rights battle between Texas and New Mexico. Real estate developer Gerald D. Hines talks about his role in the creation of Houston's skyline. Dr. Lori Teller answers questions about your beloved dogs and cats. And Jeff Balke discusses the latest Houston sports news.

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Unraveled — Book Examines the Legal Challenges to the Affordable Care Act

Posted on · Josh Blackman, associate professor at Houston College of Law (formerly South Texas College of Law) initially considered himself the "Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern" of the Affordable Care Act. Like the largely incidental characters of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Blackman witnessed a lot of key moments in the saga over the passage, implementation and initial challenges to the federal […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Abortion Ruling and Law Schools to Face Off in Court: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel debates: the […]