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(screenshot of YouTube video) Travis County Commissioners want to make sure big companies they and the City of Austin are giving economic incentives to are on the up and up. To that end the County is hammering out an agreement with the City for an independent third party...
(Photo Shutterstock/Rob Marmion) How Travis County works with minority and women-owned businesses comes up for discussion at Commissioners Court this week The county is spending $25 thousand dollars for a study with Texas State University on how well the county is implementing...
(image courtesy AISD) Austin Independent School District trustees should finalize their proposal to borrow just under a billion dollars from you for a laundry list of upgrades to schools throughout the city. Bond Watchdog Roger Falk of the Travis County Taxpayers Union says...
(Credit: Travis County Sheriff's Office) Manor police were forced to pry open a man's car on Saturday to save a dying puppy that was locked inside. According to police, Chandler Bullen left the 8-week-old puppy inside of his car as we went into a Walmart. He spent more than 30...
(Credit: Texas Department of Transportation) Crews will be making traffic changes on several I-35 ramps between San Marcos and Kyle starting on Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23. All work will take place in the overnight hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. On Monday night, crews...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.4 cents...
(Credit: Collier for Texas) A Texas Democratic Party's former finance chairman and a failed state comptroller candidate has formally launched his challenge of Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. Mike Collier made his 2018 lieutenant governor campaign announcement Saturday at a...
(Credit: Associated Press) American military hero Bill McRaven is running into political problems in Texas. The retired Navy Admiral and former special operations leader, who planned the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, now faces an uncertain future as chancellor of the...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Panchenko Vladimir) The TNC wars have already begun, and since UBER and Lyft's return to Austin, one company has already been kicked to the curb. But underdog, Fasten isn't giving up just yet. The company's CEO Kirill Evdakov said it operates in just two...