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"boughts hospital" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

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"boughts hospital" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

"Future the agreement came after five straight days of intense negotiations on a bill that will prob provide relief for businesses laid off workers and families estimated more than half the people half the people in the U. S. are under some form of shelter in place and nonessential business closure orders from state and local governments are astronomical well senator only hope the visuals reporting their county's second corona virus death the patient a woman in her forties she died Tuesday at university hospital St Luke's Catholic school officials say she was a part time employee there but she didn't come in contact with students or their parents San Antonio area school district officials planning to keep those campus is closed until late April now in response to the corona virus late yesterday a majority of the nineteen school districts ordered the extension of closures now through April twenty fourth governor Abbott said it still not time to issue a statewide order to stay at home however W. away eyes Austin bureau chief Chris fox reports it became evident in the Tuesday press conference that he may be considering that a telecast if you would follow the various local governments that have implemented stayed home policies governor Abbott said he bases his decision on CBC standards in the input of the department of state health services if you look at the state home quarters they're fairly consistent with my executive order with one exception my executive order allows people together in groups of no more than ten but advocates say he remains flexible about beefing up his executive order I was surprised at how many vehicles us on the road is clear to me that we may not be achieving the level of compliance that is needed at the capitol Chris fox news radio twelve hundred W. O. A. I'd be Austin shelter in place order comes with a high social distancing gold to help thwart the corona virus there when the stay home work safe order was announced yesterday interim Austin Travis county health authority Dr Marcus got set numbers by the university of Texas shows social distancing is working to help slow down the spread of coronavirus Escott said the social distancing rate of fifty percent is bought hospitals a little time now we're hoping that this action will get us at least to seventy five percent but I want to be very clear with the members of this community we need to be at ninety eight percent unless modified to stay home work safe order remains in effect until April thirteenth Eric like newsradio twelve hundred W. O. A. I. the Clinton over for ninety seven cruise ship passengers following a two week stay at Lackland Air Force base passengers were on that grand princess cruise ship were twenty one of the more than two thousand on board tested positive for covered nineteen is coronavirus outbreak and the effect on our economy as everyone worried about their budgets there Kelly this week shot a letter to the governor asking him to allow for a freeze on property tax appraisals commissioner to go about doing this said to anything will help at this point this is something that I think it's really good for the community it's good for us it's good for the people that are in need right now and if it's approved motors would still be able to appeal their value the food stamp program is a lifeline for many low income taxes families but hoarding as wiped out store shelves this way as experts are asking for a rule change Eric Cooper leads the South Texas food bank wants to allow restaurants to start accepting snap benefits and I think it's gonna take some unprecedented response and so I would be for allowance that benefit specific restaurant he says it would give low income Texans another way to feed their families but also help the restaurant industry at the same time the Astros organization responding to a million dollar lawsuit filed last month by a ticket to a season ticket holder over the sign stealing scandal a lawsuit seeks to keep the Astros from raising their season ticket prices over the next couple of years but attorneys for the team say season ticket holders have no legal standing to recover damages for disappointment and congratulations to our own charity McCurdy and her husband bread with the arrival of Evan Peter yesterday seven pounds seven ounces mom and baby are doing great gig economy is suffering among the cove it nineteen we have Nathan Hager with Bloomberg explaining in today's in focus report with so many businesses closing up shop due to the coronavirus millions of Americans face weeks if not months of missed paychecks workers in the so called gig economy could be especially hard hit the gig economy unfortunately is a public health risk now John trying is founder of the temp staffing firm aqua and he says because most gig workers are considered contractors and not employees they don't get paid sick leave as a result you have now ten million people who cannot afford to do what we need them to do and that is to.