Central Texas top stories for March 30, 2023. Austin Water audit response. Texas Observer lives. Day of Advocacy. Over the counter Narcan. Blood donation requirements. Central Health demographic report.
A booster rollout: ready for launch? As a long awaited Omicron vaccine gets ready for release, are Texans ready for another round of shots? We’ll explore. Other stories we’re covering: families of victims of the Uvalde shooting gather at the capitol to tell their stories and demand action. And military rules on weight leading to eating disorders and some say the services are do too little to address that issue. Also, the business of college football changing as never before with some players getting paid de facto salaries at bigger schools and altering the calculus for recruitment. Those stories and much more coming up today on the Texas Standard:
An election upset in one of the biggest cities in Texas. We’ll meet the newly elected mayor of San Antonio: Ron Nirenberg. Also, a major decision in a case involving the legality of detaining undocumented immigrants. And it comes from the judge who’ll be hearing a challenge to the so called show me your papers bill. We’ll have details. Also for the first time the FDA takes steps to remove an approved prescription drug from pharmacy shelves. We’ll hear what it is and why. And do you know the way to west Texas? Do you know where it officially begins? We’re goin on a road trip on today’s edition of the Texas Standard: