John Wayne Ferguson

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johnferguson

Hi Marty,

No. I have no idea. There was no apparent change in the situation overnight. We'll ty to get updates as people start waking up.

johnferguson

No, probably not. Maybe I should have explained more clearly.

The DSHS numbers probably has some kind of data error going on. According to the state's numbers, more Asians have been vaccinated in Galveston County than are known to live here. The DSHS numbers purport to be a count of…

johnferguson

Hi Donald,

I can pass along the request. I don't remember a time that comments were editable, so I can't say for sure if it's possible or not. You're correct that reporters have the ability to edit, update and correct articles. But I actually don't have the power to edit my comments…

johnferguson

Hi Donald,

That's not accurate.

Officer Michael Andrews pleaded guilty to drug possession charges.

The charges against officers John Rutherford, Dion Watson and Justin Popovich haven't been disposed of yet. All three have jury trials set for this year, according to court…

johnferguson

Hi Robert,

The state seems to have abandoned shipments to pharmacies, for now, in favor of these hubs. Gov. Greg Abbott has said the hubs are effective in getting more shots, into more people, faster. Some pharmacies were getting small shipments before two weeks ago, but that change…

johnferguson

Hi Craig,

Yes. If get a first dose at one location, you're automatically scheduled to get a second dose at the same location. There's been no reports in our area about problems getting the second dose. It seems like there's a separate distribution system to make sure that people fin…

johnferguson

Hi Robert,

The first answer to that is supply. There's just not as many doses of the COVID vaccines available right now to have them at every local pharmacy, as there are with flu vaccines.

Technically, HEB, Randalls and Kroger are approved vaccine distribution sites. But they…

johnferguson

Bailey is correct. This local news reporter misunderstood the amount in the spending package. Congress took one vote to spend $2.3 trillion. Of that, $1.4 trillion was for government spending, and $900 billion was for COVID relief.

The story has been updated.

johnferguson

Cruz and Weber didn't say anything publicly about the ship yesterday, but Weber has helped advocate for the project over the last few years.

johnferguson

Hi Jack,

You're mischaracterizing the report of Mr. Quiroga's claims of racism. What happened was that Quiroga claimed to be a victim of racism because Lisa Blair called him "clean Mexican" on Facebook He made that claim in an email to his supporters, including a screen shot of the …