Houston Matters

Bills target Harris County elections (May 23, 2023)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The Texas House has passed two bills aimed squarely at Harris County elections. News 88.7's Andrew Schneider explains what the laws would do.

Texas Children's Hospital

Medicine & Wellness

Texas Children’s Hospital cited by OSHA over string of employee assaults by patients

Posted on · An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found 15 incidents of patient-against-employee violence last year at the Houston-based pediatric hospital. In one case, a security officer lost consciousness and had to be hospitalized after an assault by a patient.

Houston Matters

Pediatric ICU bed shortage, and Taco-Tastic Cookbook (Nov. 18, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We learn why hospitals in Texas and Greater Houston are facing a shortage of pediatric ICU beds. Then, we discuss recent developments in consumer technology. And chef and restaurant owner Victoria Elizondo talks about her new taco cookbook, Taco-Tastic.


Trans kids and their families are leaving Texas amid state efforts to charge parents with child abuse

Posted on · Some families no longer see a future for their transgender kids in Texas. They’re moving to states with strong civil rights protections for trans people.