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CTRMA to Crack Down on MoPac Toll Evaders, Austin's ECHO Says $30M is Needed to End Homelessness, and Austin Sobriety Center Set to Open Free to All

August 1, 2018

Hour one of the Todd and Don Show:  

• More Americans will be writing a check to the IRS in April because their employers are not withholding enough from their paychecks following the new tax law, the Government Accountability Office says in a new report.

• Nicodemo Coria-Gonzalez was set to go to trial this week in Travis County but his trial ended before having started after a juror on Tuesday revealed he struggles with English and would not be able to understand complex legal terms


Hour two of the Todd and Don Show:

• At a rally in Florida, Trump said many Americans need a picture ID to make purchases among other things, but not at the polls

• TECH NEWS:

- Nissan adds back-seat alarm to prevent the death of children left in hot cars

-Facebook says they have removed 32 pages engaged in inauthentic behavior

• 8 states have won a temporary injunction to stop the distribution of printable 3-D plastic working guns

• Free downtown Austin Sobering Center set to open in a month


Hour three of the Todd and Don Show:

• The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority will start cracking down on habitual non-payments of MoPac toll roads

• A Connecticut selectwoman kneeled during the pledge of allegiance to protest Trump

• Trump calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end Robert Mueller's Russia probe immediately, escalating his attacks on the inquiry


Hour four of the Todd and Don Show:

• HIGHLIGHT: Matt Marshall, Co-host of Smoke N’ Shoot 2018 and Founder of Legacy Outdoorsman Outfitters, calls in to discuss the First Annual Smoke N’ Shoot event this Friday which benefits Young Life and YoungLives.

• Austin's Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) has said it will cost $30 million a year to end homelessness in Austin

• Five area districts posted gains in college-ready rates, increasing 5 percentage points to 63 percent

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