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Brittney Griner released (Dec. 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We discuss what we know about Griner’s release and whether the prisoner the United States released is a steep price to pay. And we learn why the League of Women Voters of Houston is shifting from a volunteer-only organization to hiring staff.

The University of Houston Student Center is a polling location for Harris County voters.
Campaign and voting signs line the entry way to a polling station in Harris County.

Politics

Texas agencies’ plan to monitor Harris County elections raises concerns among observers

Posted on · In a letter sent Tuesday to Harris County's elections administrator, the Texas Secretary of State's Office said it and the Texas Attorney General's Office will dispatch inspectors, security trainers and legal advisors to the county during the upcoming midterm election.

Early voting begins Monday for the November elections.

Voting

It’s National Voter Registration Day. Here’s what you need to know about voter ID requirements.

Posted on · To register to vote, you need a Texas driver license or Texas Personal Identification Number issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety. If you don’t have either of those, you can register using the last four digits of your social security number.