Town Square

Texas Endure Freezing Temperatures Without Power With No Clear End In Sight

Posted on · Over 3 million Texas have been left without power such as listener Megan, who has endured over 30 hours without power or heat with her seven-week-old baby as temperatures plunged to the upper 20s inside her home.

Texas

Update: Phelan Sworn In As Texas House Speaker On Opening Day Of 2021 Texas Legislative Session

Posted on · Lawmakers will convene at noon in the State Capitol, where new senators and representatives will be sworn in. Between the coronavirus pandemic and last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, many have concerns about safety today.

Houston Matters

Talking With Some Of Houston’s Newest Elected Leaders (Nov. 5, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Conversations with two of Greater Houston's newest elected leaders, a new municipal court program helps those who can't afford to pay fines, writer Cole Brown discusses his search for Black identity, and the Houston Open gets underway with limited fans.

Election 2020

Texas Democrats’ Bid To Flip State House Fails

Posted on · Houston Public Media and the Texas Newsroom are following all of the races for the Texas House of Representatives this election cycle, as Democrats hope to gain a majority for the first time in nearly two decades.

Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Show: Healthy Eating Habits For Kids, And A Rock Opera About Ann Richards (Oct. 30, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Coal companies leaving behind contaminated land, the changing politics of Fort Bend County, the week in politics, the challenges parents face in getting kids to eat healthy, and a rock opera celebrates the life of Ann Richards.