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January 6, 2021 In The News
A pro-Trump extremist mob broke into and vandalized the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. The insurrection was an attempt to stop the certification of several states’ electoral vote counts.
December 29, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WRIC) — Americans are hopeful that the COVID-19 vaccines will make 2021 a better year than 2020. However, there are concerns that Pfizer and Moderna will stop their clinical trials and immediately treat everyone in their placebo group.
December 23, 2020 In The News
Dear Democratic Colleague, Just when you think you have seen it all, last night, the President said that he would possibly veto the bicameral agreement negotiated between Republicans and Democrats. He said he would do so, unless the economic impact payments were increased to $2,000.
December 6, 2020 In The News
With the virus surging, now is especially not the time to be without health insurance. Open Enrollment is the short period during which you can enroll in health insurance, choose your plan, or switch to a better plan. Open Enrollment is underway right now, but you have only until Dec. 15 to sign up. Make the top priority on your holiday shopping list buying yourself and your loved ones health security.
November 27, 2020 In The News
Caution tape surrounds playground equipment in South Austin on April 1. As children spend more time at home during the pandemic, working parents may find it difficult to constantly supervise their play. It's especially important to keep dangerous toys out of the home this holiday season while parents may be managing multiple responsibilities and not always watching over children at play, a new report says.
November 27, 2020 In The News
As coronavirus cases spike across the nation, San Antonio officials are sending out another, but just as important, public health message: Enroll in health insurance. Dec. 15 is the last day to choose a health plan on the federal health exchange known as — a deadline many officials and experts believe will not be extended, despite the pandemic wreaking havoc on the U.S. economy and a strained health care system.
November 24, 2020 In The News
More than 18 percent of San Antonians under the age of 65 did not have health insurance as of last year, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, this means San Antonio families are more at risk for financial ruin should they get sick, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said during a press conference Tuesday to highlight local programs residents can utilize to help them sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Dec. 15 is the deadline for open enrollment.
November 13, 2020 In The News
Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance began on Nov. 1 – and ends Dec. 15. In a press conference on Monday, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Greg Casar, Foundation Communities Executive Director Walter Moreau, and local musician Lesly Reynaga urged people to apply for health insurance in the short window they have, especially during COVID-19.
October 13, 2020 In The News
AUSTIN -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Tuesday voted to reinstate work search requirements for people who are receiving unemployment insurance benefits from the state.