Houston Matters

What Artemis I taught us (Dec. 12, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: NASA's Artemis I mission returned to Earth on Sunday. We discuss how the mission went and what was learned from it. And we examine how a lack of proper staffing and security contributed to a deadly Texas prison escape.


Gov. Abbott Orders South Texas Prison To Make Room For Undocumented Immigrants, TDCJ Says

Posted on · The Texas Department of Criminal Justice began moving incarcerated people from the Dolph Briscoe Unit in Dilley on Wednesday as part of the governor's Operation Lone Star initiative, announced in March.


Update: Texas Sees First Laura-Related Deaths; Galveston Evacuees Set To Return From Austin

Posted on · Thousands of residents along the Gulf Coast evacuated inland, and Houston-area leaders urged the region to prepare for severe winds, as Hurricane Laura approached landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border.