CapRadio investigates COVID no-bid contracts | SCUSD Afghan family begins return home | The pandemic’s impact on child care providers | Critical shortage of blood supply
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivers his State of the State address from Dodger Stadium Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Los Angeles.
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CapRadio investigates a no-bid contract in the state’s COVID-19 response connected to former President Trump’s border wall construction. After being stranded in Afghanistan, a Sac City Unified Afghan family begins their return home following the U.S. withdrawal. The pandemic’s impact on child care providers. Critical shortage of blood supply plummeting to levels not seen since pandemic’s start.
- CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd shares his investigation into a no-bid contract in the state’s COVID-19 response that is connected to former President Trump’s border wall construction in California and Texas.
- Read Scott’s previous investigations on no-bid contracts
- Ethel I Baker Principal Nate McGill updates the return of a Sacramento City Unified family stranded in Afghanistan since the U.S. withdrawal.
A photo of a SCUSD family that will return home after being stuck in Afghanistan following the U.S.'s withdraw.Courtesy of Ethel I Baker Principal Nate McGill
- Heidi Keiser, Public Policy Officer for the non-profit Child Action, Inc., on the pandemic's impact on child care providers in Sacramento County.
- Dr. Chris Gresens, Medical Director Mountain and West Divisions with the blood services provider Vitalant, on the critical shortage of blood supply, plummeting to levels not seen since pandemic’s start.