UTMB Supporters Take the Fight to Austin

Several supporters of the University of  Texas Medical Branch in Galveston (UTMB) are holding a news conference and  rally on the steps of the State Capitol in Austin.


Speaker Pro-Tem and State Representative Craig Eiland (D-Galveston) is here to voice his support.

They are calling for the full rebuilding and restoration of the hospital which was heavily damaged during Hurricane Ike.

As 2 on the Beat has reported, The UT Board of Regents hired a consultant to study the issue.

The consultant has recommended a couple of options including taking the hospital off  the island and relocating it to the mainland.

I will have a full report on this story on KPRC Local 2 at 5 and 6 Thursday!

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