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"Small business with one hundred or fewer full time equivalent employees and they're expected to maintain consistent total at the eastern programs and businesses that closed completely due to cove in nineteen will get one hundred percent of the grant request Texas sales tax collections are dropping and comptroller Glenn Hegar expects the next report to fully reflect covert nineteen zantac but as calls grow louder for lawmakers to meet for a special session Hager says there should be enough money to cover the gaps dollars as we did with hurricane Harvey in those dollars can be moved over we have several dollars in income in Austin's most recent sales tax collection for March is more than eighteen million dollars that new report expected by mid week could show a sizable loss for Austin to the south by southwest cancellation even though governor Abbott's new order overrules Austin's mandatory mask wearing order mayor Steve Adler says he will still consider them to be mandatory a growing number of police officers say they're uncomfortable with that this officer named Levi tells the time dont show he thinks it goes against the civil liberties that police are supposed to be protected honest to god make the feel of some of us I can't speak for everybody but it makes a lot of us feel like we are on the wrong side of things and he says trying to force people to wear a mask while exempting the homeless calls into question the ethics coming out of city hall and in person classes will resume on the Texas state university campus on July sixth university president Denise trout says multiple work groups have been formed to help students and staff adapt to the changes and our religion news radio cable B. J. radar weather watch this afternoon high ninety four tonight mainly clear early low seventy.
"denise trout" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Over a slow return to normalcy Austin mayor Steve Adler still sounding the alarm over the possible health impacted opening businesses could have Abbas says things have begun to trend in the positive direction because Austin social distancing rules have led to a ninety four percent drop in physical interaction that's why this virus's been flat and that's why it feels like this virus is not something that everybody's catching that's why it feels like we would never have a surge he says the governor should of waited to let businesses open until more testing in contact tracing is available the rise of new coronavirus cases in Austin and Travis county is continuing seventeen hundred and fifty six cases reported as of this morning if the two people have died in eighty four are in the hospital on the plus side of five hundred and sixty people have recovered from their illness remember the history of infecting the world more more than that it is referred to re opening for the first time since the city shut down shops due to corona virus several businesses fear that consumers will not return in enough numbers and their operations will further star the downtown Austin alliance is due with Pierce says they will try to fix that consumers have to feel comfortable and safe and willing to come back to the urban core and to support those businesses it says the D. A. A. is also working up a new survey for area property owners to see how they were affected in covert nineteen shut down and how the alliance can help John Cooley newsradio kale BJ right now stores are opening at twenty five percent capacity kindle Chapman works for United apparel liquidators until CBS Austin it has definitely been an adjustment I never expected to come to work at a retail store wearing gloves and a mask and trying to sell and communicate with customers but we gotta do it if the first phase of re opening goes well the second phase is planned for may eighteenth at which time customer capacity will increase to fifty percent six D. seven coronavirus cases remain active in Hays county which is confirms total of one hundred and sixty eight cases since the outbreak began sixteen hundred and sixty seven tests have come back as negative and one hundred people have made recoveries he's counties only corona virus related death happened back on April thirteenth when a beautiful woman in her eighties passed away Williamson County has ramped up its testing in recent weeks and ten new cases of grown around corona virus have been found the total now stands at three hundred twenty three ten of died and twelve were hospitalized but one hundred eighty six have recovered round rock still makes up the largest majority of cases in the county good news for Bastrop county hundred fifty people were randomly tested for covert nineteen last week and all one hundred and fifty came back negative for the virus the Bastrop county health authority conducted that testing on a volunteer basis in hopes of getting a better idea about the spread officials say the negative test are good sign that people are doing a good job at staying home sales tax collections are reflecting the devastating effects of coronavirus Texas comptroller Glenn Hager says sales tax revenues down nine point three percent from March and is expected to give us even more bad news by mid week when the rest of that March report will be released that should also reflect the revenue lost here in Austin from the cancellation of south by southwest in person classes will resume on the Texas state university campus on July sixth which is beginning the summer two courses then university president Denise trout says multiple work groups have been formed to help students and staff adapt to all of the changes the U. S. department of education is curious about the university of Texas system's relationship of the lab in Wuhan China that some believe could be ground zero for the cove in nineteen pandemic UT has been given thirty days to produce documents to the feds the inquiry involves the Galveston national laboratory network with the Wu Wu Han institute of virology and ride sharing service uber has implemented a mandatory facemask requirement for all drivers and passengers company says it's working on new technology to ensure everyone's adhering to the rules people will have a grace period to get adjusted but in a few weeks uber says it will begin strictly enforcing these mask wearing requirements and it is a warm start your Monday morning seventy two degrees and hot and I'm Patrick Osborne get Austin news on demand at newsradio kale B. J. dot com hi this is don and you're listening to the best of don and don right now now we're gonna be live at five thirty so you don't go anywhere and will be on all the way till ten thanks for tuning in you're listening to the best of Todd and Donna on newsradio Kael be Jeff is it safe to say that we have been demanding and needing and screaming for a transformation of I. thirty five for probably about ten or twenty years maybe maybe longer absolutely maybe longer yeah yeah I mean every survey over the past twenty years has indicated that you know why loop one one eighty three and I thirty five are just the most traffic congestion points on the planet well or just not people not feeling safe getting on it yeah you know I remember when I first got my driver's license and that very first time that I was so low on I thirty five and I remember that was that kind of there was a lot of anxiety about that and to to that to some degree even this morning getting on I. thirty five at six street on the ramp there it can be a little bit here even when traffic is lighter so not only the the the traffic congestion but also just the safety of it well it's always it's it's always been known as that stretch not only congested between two ninety up to been white you're also known as one of the most dangerous stretches of thirty five in the country while a according to what the transportation planners that section of I thirty five where it crosses the river is the most traveled section of I thirty five in America no doubt all the way up to what Minnesota that's right so the transportation commission that voted last night to approve three point four billion dollars in funding for the I. thirty five reconstruction in Austin this was during a telephone meeting yesterday and although traffic has improved since you know we implement the stay home stay safe order this project has been in the works for a long time long before this a pandemic kit you know what it is in you know we've always talked about how how crowded I thirty five yeah now at the end of February the Texas transportation commission announced its plan to find the I. thirty five capital express project an effort to add four new lanes to I. thirty five through Austin to reduce traffic congestion now the total investment of this project is seven point five billion dollars now in that February meeting according to KXAN the commission outlined how one would add four point three billion to the existing previously approved funding Thursday with a vote of three to one the updated twenty twenty unified transportation plan they allocated to three point four billion dollars from the discretionary funding for this project well it's it's it's exciting to know that there's there's hope in the future it's going to be a slow process traffic could get worse probably will get worse before it gets better and we know that and it will get worse pop possibly due to construction as well that's one thing they got to figure out how do they do this and not have a major impact on traffic flow while they're doing it to it which makes it just a thousand times worse I think that's impossible I I do too yes this is association of business CEO Jeff Moseley he said while he believes textile is right to put priority on I. thirty five tue lost because of the economic toll of this pandemic an oil price drops Texas should use private funding and managed toll lanes to improve the highway yeah instead of three point four billion dollars in discretionary funding now those private partnerships public private partnerships he said would help governments build necessary infrastructure without adding any kind of burden to the taxpayers you know the project at this is that it's this big in this crucial crucial to Austin and central Texas well the country really if you look at it they can't base their decisions on a temporary situation we're going through right now with this pandemic and with the or they got to keep pushing forward on it Jeff mostly the from the Texas association of business he says we need every funding tool in the transportation tool box to keep Texas moving especially during times of an economic crisis yeah basically saying don't lean on the taxpayers on this one let's get some toll lanes in there to pay fourteen let's get some private investment in there doing perch he's the president and CEO of the downtown Austin alliance we've heard a lot from him over the past few weeks about business and he said the group is thrilled about funding for this project through central Austin he thank the commission he thank Greg Abbott Kirk watchin for quote recognizing that even during these are circumstances that we're facing with the pandemic funding is critical for such a significant improvement project for our city and region I know how controversial toll roads are but the fact is is if if they do told these lines in there probably will because they're looking at two extra lanes on each side that will probably be told people are going to pay it they're going to use it and and it'll be it'll be five people moaning screaming **** about it ahead of time but when it when they open it people will use it well there always be a free option like he's always have that you don't you don't have to pay for that mopac toll in line if you don't want to know you got a choice you can stay you can sign the pastor you can move to the future of our according to the downtown Austin alliance is do what purchases this project will create jobs.
"denise trout" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Austin's mayor doesn't appear to be too concerned about an appeals court temporarily blocking the city, sick-leave ordinance Steve Adler says he's confident the court will agree that forcing private businesses. To offer, sickly whether they want to or not is. The right thing to do public safety issue you know the state. Legislature passed a seat belt law there are laws. That are passed to promote the public safety generally and I think that's what this one. Is lake, Travis claims the life of a cedar, park man over the weekend forty six year old one mother. NADA was identified as a victim witnesses. Say Maldonado was not wearing a life jacket was in distress in the water went under Saturday, evening they put him onto a boat. Rescuers arrive moments later took Maldonado unsuccessfully performed CPR on. Him Texas State university, students in San Marcos can't blame the train for being late to class anymore so says university president Denise trout at. The ribbon cutting of the loop eighty two aqua Raina springs overpass today the. KLBJ, radar weather watch Could see thunderstorms overnight low of seventy six get Austin news on demand NewsRadio KLBJ dot com News. Traffic weather the rush update at six o eight plus Trump tweets and, all the, big stories it's the? Totted Don. Show five thirty to nine. Weekday mornings on News Radio LBJ who's? An border patrol that's right Trump is pro law enforcement what does that make the other side the Democrats we'll get into a story. That shows you their mindset plus they are. Still doubling down on this notion of Brennan's clear it's getting taken away as a big problem we'll dive. Into. What's really going on here including a piece on the hill dot com written by yours truly. That makes sense of all this stuff and much.
"denise trout" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"NewsRadio KLBJ I'm Eric liken the, Sousa service, of j con roofing President Donald Trump held an event at the White House. Today to honor, American immigration enforcement agents the president said, federal agents are doing a great job protecting the. Border and stopping gang violence ISIS operation matador recently lead to the arrest of three, hundred and, twenty-five, members of, MS thirteen a vicious violent horrible gang horrible group of people with rolling. Them the. Hell out of our country so fast your head would spend the president went, onto bash America's immigration laws and. Said his border wall must be built Congress's refused to provide the tens of billions of dollars necessary for that wall. With the kids going back to school some parents. Are scrambling to find the epi pen it's an auto injector device, used to, immediately, stop severe allergic. Reactions. Texas ear nose, and throat specialist Dr Raji pundit says, despite ongoing shortages of the actual epipens. There's no need for parents to panic Have a product called Adrina. Click that is available we have a product called AVI q. they don't work exactly like the epi pen so it's very important that if you get one of these other products that, you take, the time to understand how to use them Dr pundits says those alternative injectors. Should be easier, to find as well the father of, a man who died in a wrong way drunk. Driving crash back in March is suing the dizzy rooster bar on sixth street Robert, McBride says, the, bar is, to blame for over serving his sons Zachary who slammed into a concrete. Barrier on. Mo- pack is he was headed southbound in the northbound lane the father is, seeking unspecified damages Texas State university. Students in San Marcos can't blame the train for being late to class anymore so says university president Denise trout at. The ribbon cutting of the loop eighty two a. Springs overpass today the KLBJ radar weather watch could see some rain, in the, overnight, hours we got. Sunshine. And one hundred, one degrees downtown right now get Austin, news on demand at NewsRadio KLBJ dot Dot com traffic time Afternoon here's Melinda trouble-spots I just walked out the front and looks like. Right here at between one eighty three and run Burke very heavy on. On, I thirty five yeah it's. Always heavy on thirty five at that is definitely one of the areas also Georgetown getting some. Heavy rain right now that is definitely slow down traffic bolt. Directions of thirty five and I'm being told that that.
There’s an EpiPen shortage — and parents fear for their allergic kids
"With the kids going back to school some parents. Are scrambling to find the epi pen it's an auto injector device, used to, immediately, stop severe allergic. Reactions. Texas ear nose, and throat specialist Dr Raji pundit says, despite ongoing shortages of the actual epipens. There's no need for parents to panic Have a product called Adrina. Click that is available we have a product called AVI q. they don't work exactly like the epi pen so it's very important that if you get one of these other products that, you take, the time to understand how to use them Dr pundits says those alternative injectors. Should be easier, to find
"denise trout" Discussed on Here & Now
"Johny here joe hernandez from whyy outside the courtroom in newark new jersey where we wait to hear what the jury in the man in this trial is doing joe thank you thanks robert will a texas where the president of texas state university has suspended all fraternity and sorority activities on its campus following the death of a fraternity pledge matthew ellis was found unresponsive monday morning after attending a fi kappel sipe party the night before his death is the latest in a string of similar incidents on campuses around the country and it is again raising questions about how universities should regulate greek activities deleted jones has been covering this for k utn austin which is not far from texas state dalil welcome hi hi thanks for having me and what do we know about the circumstances of matthew ellis his death um as of now um all we do know is that um he um supposedly had gone to a party um that the fraternity had hosted night before and the next morning win friends came to wake him up more to check on him he was unresponsive we know that when emergency officials got there um within the next few minutes he was declared a did and is a very bringing criminal charges at this point um as of now we're seeing reports from local news agent agencies that uh send markets police chief says the it will likely result in criminal charges but when i call to verify that from the city and officials said it was way too early to determine that so we really don't have a clear answer as of now the university announced yesterday that it was suspending all greek fraternities and sororities did they say how long that'll last no we don't know all we do know is that uh president a denise trout said a review will be done by the student affairs office which oversees greek affairs um and they will then propose recommendations for reinstating the greek organisations but um as of of as of now we don't know how long battle take and what is the suspension entail at this point are they stopping all gatherings.