Jan. 13: Houston Texans, real estate

By Khambrel Marshall - Meteorologist, 'Newsmakers' Host
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HOUSTON - It's win or go home for the Houston Texans!

Texans President Jamey Rootes is one of this week's guests on Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall.

What will it take for the Texans to beat the New England Patriots and advance to the AFC championship game? Why have the Houston Texans been ranked as one of the best places to work in Houston? Rootes answers those questions and weighs in on the recent claims by the family of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau that football-related brain injuries led to his suicide.

Texas legislators convene in Austin.

The 83rd Texas Legislative session got under way in Austin this week. Our political experts weigh in on what the legislators will be most concerned about and what bills are most likely to be signed into law.

Dr. Mark Jones is the director of the Rice University Political Science department and David Jenkins is a conservative political blogger for Big Jolly.com.

Houston Real Estate Market helps drive area economy!

The sales of homes in the Houston are up more than 10 percent from this time last year and the prices of homes sold are also up more than eight percent. It is just one of the reasons Houston suffered less during the recession and recovered quicker than most areas in the country. Joining Khambrel are John L. Guess III, president of the Guess Companies commercial Real Estate, and Danny Frank from Turbo Realty of Texas and chairman of the Houston Association of Realtors. They talk about why Houston was ranked 6th in the United States and what that means for the area's future economic growth.

Tune in for Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall Sunday at 10 a.m., right after Meet the Press with David Gregory!

More Information:

Jamey Rootes, president, Houston Texans, 832-667-200,2  www.houstontexans.com

Mark Jones, Ph.D., director, Rice University Political Science Dept. 713-748-4842, http://politicalscience.rice.edu

David Jenkins, Big Jolly Politics, www.bigjollypolitics.com

John L. Guess III, president, The Guess Group Inc, 713-660-7003, www.theguessgroup.net

Houston Black Real Estate Association  713-551-2092,  www.hbrea.com

Danny Frank, Turbo Realty; chairman, Houston Association of Realtors, 713-629-1900, www.har.com;


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