Houston Matters

From HERO to Buffalo Bayou: Mayor Parker Answers Your Questions

Posted on · Houston Mayor Annise Parker joins us to field your questions on this edition of Houston Matters. Mayor Parker last joined us back in March. Since then, the Mayor and City Council have been busy. Council passed a $5.2 billion budget, as well as the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (currently being challenged in court), and revised […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Sermon Subpoenas Withdrawn & Red Light Cameras: The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some good, some bad, some 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. On this week’s panel: Joe Holley, “Native Texan” columnist for the Houston Chronicle; […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Subpoenaed Sermons and Mattress Mack’s Big Gamble: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From Houston city attorneys subpoenaeing sermons given by local religious leaders tied to activists suing the city over the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, to a same-sex couple claiming they were kicked out of a Houston cab for kissing, to Mattress Mack losing around $4 million on a promotion tied to the Houston Astros’ season: we […]