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Should Election Day be a holiday? State Representative John Bucy thinks so. He has filed a bill to allow state workers to take the day off to go vote. He says it's worked in other states to increase voter turnout. Bucy's bill only would impact state workers. Private businesses...
ed: 3/10/2019 7:13:45AM Byline: ROBERT WOOD Democratic Presidential Candidate, Senator Elizabeth Warren, speaking at South by Southwest, says tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook have grown too big. She advocates breaking them up. Fellow Presidential Candidate Senator...
Former Governor John Kasich, speaking at South by Southwest, says he only enters a race when he thinks he can win and wouldn't run for president in 2020 just to argue President Trump's ideas. Kasich says the Republican Party under Trump has gone backward. (Photo: Shutterstock By...
The first South By Southwest is underway for the Austin Travis County Sobering Center. Executive Director Dr. Rhonda Patrick says they've not seen that many out-of-towners in their first six months but she says they're prepared with extra staff for EMS and Police to bring them...
Like it or not, you've lost an hour of your day. Ask almost anyone and they'll tell you the "spring forward" time change can be especially brutal. And doctors say there's actually some truth to that. Cardiologist with UT Health Dr. John Higgins says the first week following the...
It's time to spring forward by one hour to Daylight Saving Time. If Senator Paul Betencort has his way this will be the last time you have to do that. He's filed a bill to make standard time...standard year round. If his bill passes you'll get a chance to vote on the idea in...
Could Austin's paid sick leave ordinance become a state law? State Senator Jose Menendez has filed a bill to do just that, mandating 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours of work. Menendez admits this isn't popular with business groups. There are other bills that would...
It will take more than threats of violence to stop a 7-year-old Austin boy from selling his hot chocolate to help fund the border wall. Benton Stevens' dad, Shane, says the family has had its share of online threats, but Benton is unfazed. Benton has raised around $20,000 so far...
Lockhart Police continue to investigate the disappearance of a girl who has been missing for two weeks. 14-year-old Camryn Bender was last seen in Lockhart on February 22nd. She is described as 5'6", 185 lbs, blue eyes and reddish brown hair. nyone with information is asked to...