Houston Matters

Full Show: Flood Mitigation Tactics, And Dealing With Towing Companies (April 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine a new report on ways to prevent flooding. Then, we discuss the future of autonomous vehicles in Houston. Plus, we discuss dealing with towing companies. And we learn about the contributions of women in architecture.

Good, Bad and Ugly

More Flooding & Resignations at Baylor: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of This Week’s News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel debates more flooding […]

Houston Matters

What Are Your Rights When it Comes to Tow Trucks?

Posted on · Dealing with a tow truck company can be a nerve-wracking experience, whether you parked in a spot you thought was legal, or because your car is broken down and needs to get to a shop. But just because a tow truck shows up doesn’t mean it’s a foregone conclusion that the operator has the right […]

Full Show

Kids Count and Tow Trucks: Wednesday’s Show (July 22, 2015)

Posted on · The latest Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation was released Tuesday. The annual publication assesses child well-being by state, and, once again this year, the report ranks Texas low based on economic, educational and healthcare data, among other metrics. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with research associate Jennifer Lee […]