Full Show: Back To The Moon, And Money Raised For Harvey Relief (Dec. 12, 2017)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: President Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon. What does that mean for the future of our space program and the Johnson Space Center? We talk it over with Texas Rep. John Culberson and space writer Eric Berger. …

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Full Show: Harvey’s Impact On The Ship Channel, And New Sexual Harassment Policies (Dec. 11, 2017)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: NPR’s John Burnett tells us about the effect Harvey had on the Houston Ship Channel. Also this hour: Just a couple of weeks ago, the Texas House adopted new sexual harassment policies. Lawmakers say one of the new rules pro…

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Full Show: Job Forecast For 2018, And Healing After Harvey (Dec. 8, 2017)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: The Greater Houston Partnership brings us its annual forecast for jobs in Houston. We find out how the job market might fare in 2018 — and how Harvey affected Houston employment in 2017. Also this hour: NPR’s Weekend Editi…

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Full Show: Hockey In Houston, And Year-End Tax Advice (Dec. 7, 2017)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: The City of Houston is slated to notify hundreds of homeowners they’ll need to make more repairs after Harvey. Nancy Sarnoff with the Houston Chronicle lays out who’ll be receiving these letters in the coming weeks. Also …

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Full Show: Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement, And Political Roundup (Dec. 6, 2017)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Pres. Donald Trump Wednesday announced the US would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He also directed the State Department to “begin preparation to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerus…

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

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: The Texas voter ID law is back in federal court again today. We find out what the latest arguments are over in the law’s long saga in the courts. Then, we take a closer look at a new survey of Harvey victims, which suggest…

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Full Show: Surviving The Holidays After Harvey, And Thursday Night Lights (Dec. 4, 2017)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: The holiday season can be stressful enough, but it’s a whole lot worse when your house was destroyed by flooding. We hear one Houstonian’s story about trying to find normalcy this holiday season in the midst of so much unce…

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Full Show: Marijuana Diversion Program, And The Early Days Of AIDS (Dec. 1, 2017)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Starting today, getting caught with small amounts of marijuana in Dallas won’t necessarily mean jail time. The city’s new “cite and release” program is similar to one Harris County launched earlier this year. That got us wo…

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Full Show: Hurricane Season Ending, And Greg Louganis (Nov. 30, 2017)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Today marks the end of a very memorable hurricane season. From Harvey to Irma and Maria, several major storms hit the U.S. in just a span of a few months. We recap what happened and where we go from here with the National…

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Full Show: FEMA Deadline Approaches, And Political Roundup (Nov. 29, 2017)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Houstonians impacted by Harvey have one more day (Nov. 30) to apply for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA representative Pam Saulsby joins us to take your questions about the …

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