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As Travis County Commissioners grouse over being left out of ad valorem taxes on an MLS soccer stadium at McKalla Place, they point to an instance where they share tax revenue with the city on land they own. Commissioner Brigid Shea mentioned the land in downtown Austin that was...
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Austin is considered a tech-intensive city when it comes to jobs but it's not employing the most tech workers in Texas. So says a new Cyberstates Report from CompTIA. Economist Dr. Ray Perryman said California has twice as many tech jobs as Texas but the Lone Star State has a...
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The question before the high court, should someone be asked if they are a U.S. citizen on next year's census form. There is a concern that both illegal immigrants and even migrants here legally will simply skip filling out the form if that question is included. Texas A&M...
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A House/Senate Conference Committee meets for the first time today to begin hashing out the final version of the state budget. On the table are things like school finance and property tax relief, including a leadership plan to increase the sales tax by a penny to pay for...
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Austin is considered a tech-intensive city when it comes to jobs but it's not employing the most tech workers in Texas. Economist Doctor Ray Perryman says the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex leads the state in tech employment. Perryman says this is according to the latest...
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Advocates of full electric transportation are applauding Austin’s commitment to building up an all-electric bus fleet. Advocate Tom Smith says this is a worldwide movement. Area transit agency Capital Metro’s board approved the purchase of up to 10 all battery busses to start...
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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments today on whether a citizenship question should be included on next year's census form. Texas A&M Professor Dudly Poston says the concern is that many people here illegally, and even some legal migrants, will skip the census if that...
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Today is the first day of early voting in a number of municipal and school district elections in the Austin area. That includes bond elections in the Hutto, Eanes and Llano School District's that would build everything from new school buildings to science labs and an aquatic...
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Two people were killed in the crash of an experimental plane in Kingsland Sunday afternoon. The names of the men have not been released. The National Transportation Safety Board says the plane was an experimental Rans S-7 Courier. The NTSB is investigating the cause of the crash...