Houston Matters

Full Show: Gov. Abbott’s Criticism Of HISD, And Rep. Sylvia Garcia (Jan. 4, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Community leaders react to Gov. Abbott's call for a state takeover of HISD. Newly elected Rep. Sylvia Garcia discusses her priorities. A scientist uses his personal experience to address the myth that vaccines cause autism. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And listeners share their New Year's resolutions.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Special Election For SD 6, And The Corrosion Of Conservatism (Dec. 11, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Voters today will choose Sylvia Garcia's replacement in State Senate Dist. 6. Writer Max Boot explains why he left the GOP. Local food writers share their favorite places to take visitors to eat over the holidays. And we visit a new downtown art installation.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Voter Registration Challenges, And Sylvia Garcia Candidate Interview (Sept. 4, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Louisiana Cajun Navy prepares to help as Tropical Storm Gordon heads for Mississippi. We examines challenges to voter registration in Greater Houston. Democratic Congressional candidate Sylvia Garcia answers listener questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on local sports.

En Pocas Palabras

EN ESPAÑOL: Por qué las primarias de Texas son una victoria para los latinos, En Pocas Palabras

Posted on · Los resultados de las pasadas elecciones primarias en Texas, las primeras en el país tras la llegada del presidente Donald Trump a la Casa Blanca, se saldaron con la elección de dos latinas para competir por un escaño en el Congreso en noviembre

Politics 101

Texas primaries: The Blue Wave That Wasn’t, Latinas Headed to Congress, And The Most Influential Candidate -Not In The Ballot

Posted on · With Texas primaries over, our political experts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jay Aiyer --with guest Jerónimo Cortina-- reviewed the biggest takeaways from the elections, and discussed what the results mean looking into November mid-terms.

Texas Elections 2018

Two House Democrats Say They’ll Run To Replace Sylvia Garcia In The Texas Senate

Posted on · Houston Democrat Sylvia Garcia hasn't yet stepped down from her Texas Senate seat after winning her congressional primary Tuesday, but Houston state Reps. Ana Hernandez and Carol Alvarado have already said they plan to run for it