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Central Texas is expected to see some severe weather in the overnight hours. The National Weather Service says a storm system is approaching at approximately 1AM and bringing with it the possibility of large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. Meteorologist Dan Brounoff...
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One is SB 2488, which would effectively strip Austin of its ability to ban a private employer from asking whether a new applicant has a criminal history. To Senator Brandon Creighton, it's just common sense that a business owner would get the final say here. Creighton's other...
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(Credit: Central Health District) Central Health, Travis County’s health care district, has expanded its Medical Access Program (MAP) offering health coverage for more Travis County residents with low income. The new program, called MAP BASIC, began enrollment on April 1 for...
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Central Texas could see some severe weather tomorrow afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service says a storm system is approaching with possible large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. Authorities urge you to review your home and business' severe weather...
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A Pflugerville ISD bus crashes with 25 students on board. It happened at the Kelly Lane SH-45/SH130 intersection. The bus with students from Dearing Elementary School reportedly crashed into a stationary vehicle. No students were injured but the driver was taken to a local...
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Austin’s Mayor Steve Adler still doesn't like the Senate's property tax plan, and hopes for a better bill in the House. Mayor Adler said he could live with tax caps if certain city budget items like public safety were exempt. But he isn’t too enthusiastic after the senate...
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SB 1771 would see Precourt Sports Ventures pay some form of taxes as they bring Austin its first major league sports franchise. The bill, has some Austin FC supporters fearing if passed , it could throw a wrench in the deal the team's owner made with the City of Austin. Austin's...
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GOP Representative Ben Leman’s bill would block high speed rail companies like Texas Central from survey access to private property before raising enough money to complete the project, he faced strong opposition from Jack Drake of the Transportation Advocacy Group. Texas Central...
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This week, lawmakers will discuss a bill that is proposing to make tolls free for all school buses in the state. Representatives from the Austin school district are expected to testify in support of House Bill 891 tomorrow. In the nearby Manor school district, transportation...