1/ He was told that no one in his mother's assisted living facility was showing coronavirus symptoms. Within days, she was dead from COVID-19. Now, he's fighting for the state to be more transparent about outbreaks at long-term care centers.
2/ As elderly and vulnerable citizens continue to die from COVID-19 in closed-off care centers around the country, many of their relatives have begged elected leaders to release the locations of these outbreaks.
3/ Their pleas have carried weight with governors in Georgia, New York, Oklahoma and Florida, among others. Not so in Texas.
5/ Despite more than 300 deaths in these long-term care facilities, Gov. Greg Abbott has not moved to make public where patients and caretakers have fallen ill or died.