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Full Show: HISD’s New State Funds, And Writer Elliot Ackerman (June 17, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How HISD should spend new state funds, reviewing the bills Gov. Abbott vetoed, looking back at the Beaumont race riots of 1943, writer Elliot Ackerman returns to where he fought in Iraq, and an update on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Immigration Plans From Texas Presidential Candidates, And The Week In Politics (May 29, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We examine what presidential candidates from Texas are proposing regarding immigration reform. Our local experts break down the latest political stories. We discuss how to stay active in the Houston heat. And former Houston Oiler Eddie George tries his hand at musical theatre.

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Full Show: Legislature Wrap-Up, And Improving Houston Parking (May 28, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The accomplishments and failures of the legislative session, how Houston parking could be improved, how police shootings are handled nearly half a decade after Ferguson, and a novel about the origins of the oil industry.

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Full Show: Raising The Age For Tobacco, And The Lost Galveston Hurricane Statue (May 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Raising the age for buying tobacco, the weekly political roundup, water conservation, and a lost statue in Galveston.