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Educator Raises Concerns Over Texas Mask Mandate Lift

The president of Texas State Teachers Association shares educators concerns over the Texas legislative dropping the mask mandates throughout the state.



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On March 10th, Governor Abbot lifted COVID restrictions in Texas. State requirements to wear masks were lifted, and businesses and facilities have been allowed to open to 100% capacity. School districts and teacher’s unions have pushed back against the lift. We hear from the president of the Texas State Teachers Association who shares what educators are dealing with in their schools since the mandate lift.

Then, an infectious disease epidemiologist answers COVID questions and concerns, including how Texas is moving forward from the pandemic and breakthrough infections.

And the sudden, heavy downpours caught a lot of us off guard. We speak to chief Space City Weather meteorologist, Eric Berger who walks us through what is happening with the weather.


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Dr. Catherine Troisi

  • An infectious disease epidemiologist and faculty member
    at UTHealth School of Public Health

Eric Berger

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