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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

As Texas reopens for business, this San Antonio teen is scared about the risks of working as a restaurant hostess

In the weekend edition of The Brief podcast, listen to the 17-year-old describe the backlash she says she faced from customers when enforcing the governor's social distancing guidelines.

The Yellow Jacket is one of many businesses in Austin offering take-out during the COVID-19 pandemic. May 8, 2020.

She sent a viral tweet mocking people’s willingness to venture out in the middle of a pandemic. And Madison Garcia says she continued to be amazed when she returned to work this month as a restaurant hostess in San Antonio and witnessed the vast majority of patrons without masks on and upset they had to practice social distancing.

Hear more about her experience in the weekend edition of The Brief podcast.

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