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The Texas Senate has approved two proposals seeking to rollback recent state Supreme Court rulings that advocates say weakened open records laws. Passed 31-0 on Tuesday was Sen. Kirk Watson's bill mandating that governmental entities disclose contracts and other bidding process...
Despite political uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Central Health is continuing its efforts to help low-income and uninsured Travis County residents enroll in health care coverage. People like Ghislaine Jean, an award-winning Austin musician who recently...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) Travis County Commissioners remain concerned about the loss of grant money from the state and federal government in response to the Sanctuary Cities policies in place. Commissioner Gerald Daugherty asked for specifics. "I'm interested in what grants might we be...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Budget woes in Texas caused by a prolonged oil slump would be patched with cuts to higher education, kicking the can down the road on growing Medicaid costs and rebuffing priorities of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott under an austere spending bill passed...
(Photo by Ivan Kuzmin/Shutterstock) FROM THE THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN ANIMAL SERVICES A bat found in Georgetown on March 23 has tested positive for rabies. The bat was collected by Georgetown Animal Services at Pickett Elementary School. The bat was sent to the Texas Department of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are responding to an incident near the U.S. Capitol grounds, and a witness says shots were fired. A car was stopped at a checkpoint Wednesday morning, according to the witness, and police ordered a woman driving a vehicle to stop. Several gunshots were...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are responding to an incident near the U.S. Capitol grounds, and a witness says shots were fired. A car was stopped at a checkpoint Wednesday morning, according to the witness, and police ordered a woman driving a vehicle to stop. Several gunshots were...
BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa live in terror, trapped as a massive human shield in the Islamic State's de facto capital ahead of the final battle with U.S.-backed opposition forces for the militant group's last major urban stronghold. A belt of...
BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa live in terror, trapped as a massive human shield in the Islamic State's de facto capital ahead of the final battle with U.S.-backed opposition forces for the militant group's last major urban stronghold. A belt of...