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How the debt ceiling battle could affect Texas health care (Feb. 3, 2023)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We get an update on the situation at the contaminated Jones Road Superfund Site and learn how the debt ceiling battle in Congress could lead to worse health care outcomes for Texans.

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Plans to cut property taxes (Jan. 20, 2023)

Posted on · On Friday's show: State lawmakers have plans to reduce property taxes across Texas. How much will it save typical homeowners? And we discuss how unlimited paid time off models work at businesses adopting that benefit model.

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Respect for Child Survivors Act (Jan. 13, 2023)

Posted on · We learn about a recently passed law that aims to change the way child victims are treated during FBI investigations into human trafficking or child abuse claims. And we learn about the origins of some well-known superstitions.

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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.