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Austin's 'Recycle Reads' program is on very shaky ground following another decision to postpone a vote on a joint sublease with Austin Creative Reuse. Council member Alison Alter has a problem with the amount of space that would leave for Recycled Reads. "We were never told that...
Bad smelling water is slowly leaving the Austin Water Utility System. According to Austin Water Utility Director Greg Meszaros, the good news is the water plant where most of the problems origninated has been sending out clean water since the weekend. , "We're not producing...
(Credit: Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative) Hundreds of people in Bastrop County woke up in the dark on Monday morning. According to the Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, a car crashed into a power pole, knocking out power for about 870 of its members. According to Bluebonnet...
(Credit: City of Georgetown) The City of Georgetown is seeking proposals for both managing the City’s energy portfolio and for a comprehensive review of the City’s management practices related to purchasing and managing energy. Georgetown is under contract to purchase power from...
Just one month after issuing an optimistic forecast for 2019, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is walking back some of those predictions. Rather than last year's strong 2-point-7-percent job growth, economist Emily Kerr says we'll have to settle for 2-percent or less. One...
The Texas Medical Association is pushing for lawmakers to put health care improvements right up there with other top priorities like school finance and lowering property taxes. TMA President Dr. Doug Curran believes lawmakers are open to several initiatives. He'd like to see...
There's another push to bring high-speed rail to Texas. A bill filed last week would form a new interim legislative committee to study the issue. Peter LeCody with Texas Rail Advocates says people want this option. The latest private company looking at building high-speed rail...
If Beto O'Rourke runs for President that might actually benefit Texas Republicans says UT's Texas Political Project Director Jim Henson. That's because O'Rourke would have a harder time winning a presidential run that he would taking on John Cornyn in 2020 for the U.S. Senate...
Doctors at the Heart Hospital of Austin see over 100 student-athletes today for vital heart screenings before spring sports get underway. Dr. Kunjan Bhatt says these tests can prevent heart issues growing out of unknown conditions. The next set of free screenings is in August...