Podcast

Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 39: Texas Primary Sprint! What To Expect From The GOP And Dems

Posted on · “I’m all for Jefferson’s wall of separation between church and state but not if there’s water flowing over it!” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on churches being allowed to claim reimbursement from FEMA after Harvey.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Harvey Victim Survey, And A New Plan For Downtown (Dec. 5, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Texas voter ID law is back in the courts. A new survey examines the plight of Harvey victims. We learn about efforts to collect oral histories from Hurricane Harvey. We discuss what's in a new long-term plan for downtown Houston. And Dr. Andy Boyd examines if it's possible for humans to understand everything.

Full Show

Is Texas Racist? And the Endless 290 Construction Project: Tuesday’s Show (June 13, 2017)

Posted on · Since March, three different Texas voting laws have been struck down by the courts as intentionally discriminatory. And the Texas Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 4, the so-called “sanctuary cities ban,” which many immigrants rights’ groups are concerned will lead to racial profiling. That string of news got us wondering – is Texas racist? Does […]

Full Show

Texas Voter ID Confusion, and Interpreting Statistics: Monday’s Show (April 17, 2017)

Posted on · Confusion over the Texas voter ID law kept some people from voting in the 2016 election, according to a new study. Last week (April 10, 2017), the University of Houston’s Hobby School of Public Affairs released a study that found what many political watchers have suspected: confusion over the law kept some people from voting […]