Union Complaint Scuttles Corpus Christi CP Program
A grievance filed by the union representing its firefighters has led the city of Corpus Christi to scuttle a planned community paramedicine program. The city announced its withdrawal of the program late last week, KIII news reported. It was to be funded by a three-year, $865,000 grant from the local health department. The program was intended to reduce nonemergency calls from chronic 9-1-1 overusers. The city would have hired two paramedics and two nurses to venture out into the...