Austin/ Community & Society
Published on March 27, 2020
Top Austin news: Free online classical concert today; council approves 60-day rent grace periodPhoto: Matthew Rutledge/Flickr

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Austin.

Austin's classical musicians turn to the internet to perform, thanks to Austin Opera

A new Austin Opera project features a vocal recital that will premiere online today at 3 p.m. It is free to watch.

Read the full story on KVUE.

Surviving the pandemic: How an Austin lakeside business is trying to help its employees make ends meet

After several flooding events and a deadly algal bloom, lakeside businesses are taking another hit.

Read the full story on KVUE.

Austin City Council approves 60-day rent grace period amid coronavirus outbreak

The emergency ordinance gives those unable to pay April or May rent some leeway and protection during the pandemic

Read the full story on KVUE.

Texas cancels controversial Medicaid contracts after complaints of subjective scoring

Texas health officials announced Wednesday they are starting over on a years-long process to pick health insurance companies to operate a $10 billion portion of the state’s privatized Medicaid program.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.

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