Houston Matters

The Ion development agreement, and a veteran helps resettle Afghan refugees (Nov. 11, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Houston City Council approves an agreement with the Ion developers, and an Afghanistan veteran shares how working to resettle refugees from that country helped him process his experiences from the war.

New Laws In Texas

More Than 650 Texas Laws Go Into Effect Sept. 1. Here Are 13 You Should Know

Posted on · Some overlooked voting laws, permitless carry, and a ban on critical race theory are among the newly passed legislation. Reporters at NPR's Texas Newsroom partner stations break down some of the key items.