Austin Local News

Austin Local News

Austin Local News
Republicans Dennis Bonnen the House Speaker and Lubbock Rep. Dustin Burrows said in a secretly taped meeting with Michael Quinn Sullivan of Empower Texans that they wanted to hurt local governments in the last session and intend to do more damage next session. Travis County...
Austin Local News
1. US REP. ELIJAH CUMMINGS DIES AT 68 The Maryland congressman became the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated Trump and was a formidable orator who passionately advocated for the poor. ======================================== 2. US SEEKS CEASE-FIRE...
Austin Local News
(Credit: Google Maps) On Thursday, the Austin City Council is expected to vote on zoning changes for a 97-acre mixed use development known as 4700 Riverside. If approved, it would offer 4700 housing units, hundreds of hotel rooms, and millions of square feet of office space. The...
Austin Local News
The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking around 2500 workers to help with the once-a decade count in Travis County. Most of the open positions are enumerators, but there are some supervisory and office jobs available. The Census Bureau also wants around 1500 Williamson County workers...
Austin Local News
1. DEBATE RIVALS ASSAIL ELIZABETH WARREN Democratic presidential hopefuls accuse the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature "wealth tax" plan. ==================================== 2. IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY REVEALING NEW...
Austin Local News
Camping in public spaces remains one of the biggest complaints among critics of the Austin City Council's decision this summer to revise the homeless ordinances. "I do know that the calls to 3-1-1 on homeless and transient issues have increased over 300-percent since they've...
Austin Local News
While the summer selling season has ended for most housing markets, the Austin Board of REALTORS latest Central Texas Housing Market Report shows a double-digit percent increase in Austin home sales, which continue to outpace inventory and drive up home prices. The median price...
Austin Local News
It appears Republican State House Speaker Dennis Bonnen has been caught offering political influence in exchange for help ousting moderate Republicans in the 2020 Primary, as a secretly recorded tape of the Speaker has surfaced. The secret audio is of Speaker Bonnen in a meeting...
Austin Local News
FROM TEXAS DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION TXDOT TO HOST OPEN HOUSE FOR I-35 CAPITAL EXPRESS SOUTH PROJECT New managed lanes proposed between SH 71/Ben White Boulevard to SH 45 Southeast Oct. 15, 2019 AUSTIN — Major improvements are being proposed along I-35 from SH 71/Ben White...