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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Changes In Reporting On ICU Capacity, And Police Oversight Board Member Discusses Potential Reforms (June 30, 2020)

On Tuesday’s show: Why the Texas Medical Center changed how it’s reporting ICU bed capacity, the Supreme Court invalidates a Louisiana abortion law, Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions, and a conversation with a member of the local police oversight board.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Houston Methodist CEO Dr. Marc Boom discusses the recent changes in how the Texas Medical Center is reporting on ICU capacity.

Plus, on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a Louisiana abortion law that had some similarities to a Texas law.

Also this hour: Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions about his county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and other issues.

Plus News 88.7’s Jen Rice talks with Gerald Birnberg, a local attorney who serves on the local police oversight board, about what reforms he feels local law enforcement needs.

 

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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