Mark and Charlie's Blog

Early voting closed with a rush Tuesday evening on Proposition 1, the most expensive municipal election in Austin’s history and a closely watched decision on the rules for ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft that will have implications far beyond the city’s borders . Just...
UT students could soon get a cash bounty for reporting professors who make their offices a gun-free zone. A pro-campus carry group says that's one proposal they're considering. It's upsetting many faculty members who say their office is their home. There are certain areas of...
Weather setbacks could lead to delays on the first opening of a MoPac express lane as the board officially approved the variable toll pricing. The northbound express lane north of FM 2222 has a deadline of June 8 to be completed. The Regional Mobility Authority and construction...
A woman is charged with assault on a public servant after police say she kicked a police officer in the stomach in downtown Austin. On Monday, two Austin Police officers in civilian clothes were traveling north on Red River Street in their police cruiser when they came to a stop...
As rosy exit polls began coming in from Indiana on Tuesday night, Donald Trump turned his attention to the next phase of his run for the White House — and his next opponent, Hillary Clinton. The general election, he suggested in an interview, will not find him dialing back his...
Shortly after Donald Trump triumphantly won the Indiana Republican primary on Tuesday night, after it became clear that he would be the party’s presidential nominee, and after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) announced that he would suspend his campaign , Reince Priebus, the chairman of...
A new chart and analysis from the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, obtained exclusively by Breitbart News, details the extent to which taxpayers are paying more and more for fewer and fewer deportations. More specifically, according to the...
Hillary Clinton ’s allies are fuming over Bernie Sanders ’s vow to take the presidential nominating contest to a floor fight at the Democratic convention this summer. Many Democrats believe Clinton effectively clinched the nomination after a string of victories across the...
Austin Police said homelessness is a problem you can't arrest away. The department is launching a new operation that addresses "why" each individual is living on the street. Some officers have patrolled the streets of Downtown Austin for so long they know just about every...