Canyon Lake community focuses on tourism outside the lake to survive ongoing drought, extreme heat
With record-breaking heat and ongoing drought, business owners across Comal County were concerned about what tourism would look like in Summer 2023. But the Canyon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce said they still saw business.
Extreme temperatures aren’t stopping food pantry volunteers from providing cold, fresh food
Hundreds of cars line up the River City Community Center parking lot every Wednesday, waiting for a helping hand. The record-breaking heat is not stopping volunteers from helping people get the food they need.
Texas congressman advocates for federal workplace heat standard with hunger, thirst strike on steps of U.S. capitol
Congressman Greg Casar protested with a nine-hour hunger and thirst strike on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday against Texas House Bill 2127, calling for a federal workplace heat standard.
City Council efforts to require water breaks for construction workers could be blocked by Texas preemptive bill
The city of San Antonio is looking at requiring companies to give construction workers time for water breaks. A bill waiting for Governor Greg Abbott’s signature, would restrict cities from creating local rules, that state law already covers.