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Housing affordability has become so closely linked to homelessness in Austin, and Mayor Steve Adler said the city is moving quickly to identify new ways to fund more developments. Adler said one plan is to funnel money away from the Convention Center through a special taxing...
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It's known as the Workforce First program, which has been run by a local nonprofit called The Other Ones Foundation. It's reportedly been so successful since its launch last year that more than 100 people are on a waiting list to take part. That's in large part the reasoning...
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1. TRUMP, DEMOCRATS A STUDY IN CONTRASTS IN PROBE The president he defends himself from the impeachment inquiry, while House Democrats quietly vow new subpoenas for documents and witnesses. "It's a whole hoax, and you know who's playing into the hoax? People like you, and the...
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Save Austin Now, a nonpartisan nonprofit that was recently founded "to educate Austin residents about standard of living issues," is praising Texas Governor Greg Abbott for his letter to Austin Mayor Steve Adler on Wednesday, which states that he will use every state agency at...
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(Credit: Shutterstock) Tens of thousands of people will be flocking to Austin from October 4-13 to attend the Austin City Limits music festival. Every year, Austin police issue warnings and reminders to citizens to be on the lookout for car burglaers and thieves scouting parking...
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Today I sent a letter to @MayorAdler about the growing crisis arising from the Austin Homeless policy. Feces & used needles are piling up & residents are endangered. If not fixed by Nov.1, I'll use State authority to protect Texans’ health & safety. #txlege pic...
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1. WARNINGS OVER TRUMP INQUIRY FLY BETWEEN POMPEO, DEMOCRATS The secretary of state tries to delay five current and former officials from providing documents and testimony, but Democrats have set closed-door depositions for two former officials. =============================== 2...
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(Credit: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport) Austin's growth can be both seen and felt all across the region. That includes at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, where passenger traffic continues to break monthly records. According to its latest figures, officials say...
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The Austin Parks and Recreation Department has announced the annual closure a portion of Zilker Park as part of the 2019 Austin City Limits Music Festival. The northern portion of Zilker Park, known to Austinites as the Great Lawn, will remain closed through October 30. This...