The Financial Cost Of COVID (Sept. 20, 2021)

The Financial Cost Of COVID (Sept. 20, 2021)

Houston Matters

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On Monday's Houston Matters: We preview the third special session of the Texas Legislature, which begins today. Also this hour: We hear a lot about the health impact of COVID-19. But what about what it ends up costing patients? ER visits, hospital stays, even lost wages -- it all adds up. We examine the literal cost of COVID. Then, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a license for a waste repository in the Permian Basin. Gov. Greg Abbott is ardently opposed to it. We learn more about what's planned and whether it's a gateway to more. And we get an update on the latest development in Houston sports.
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On Monday's Houston Matters: We preview the third special session of the Texas Legislature, which begins today. Also this hour: We hear a lot about the health impact of COVID-19. But what about what it ends up costing patients? ER visits, hospital stays, even lost wages -- it all adds up. We examine the literal cost of COVID. Then, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a license for a waste repository in the Permian Basin. Gov. Greg Abbott is ardently opposed to it. We learn more about what's planned and whether it's a gateway to more. And we get an update on the latest development in Houston sports.
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