KUT Morning Newspod January 25, 2012
State Hospital Abuse Hearing
The revelation last year that the Texas state hospital system employed three doctors with a documented history of inappropriate behavior had lawmakers once again investigating questions of abuse within the much maligned system. That led to a hearing yesterday in Austin.
Ten Years of De-regulation in the Texas Electricity Market
Anniversaries are horrible things to forget, so here’s one that you might have let slip by. This month marks ten years of de-regulation in the Texas electricity market. It hasn’t all been smooth sailing for rate payers since then, according to one new study. For StateImpact, Texas KUT’s Mose Buchele reports.
Final Plastic Bag Ban Forum
There will be a final public forum on Austin’s proposed plastic bag ban on Monday, January 30th. KUT’s Matt Largey speaks with Larry Schooler from the City of Austin.