KLBJ Newsroom

More posts from this author

Austin Local News
The Mobility Authority could break ground on a new flyover at 183 and Mopac by early 2021. CTRMA says it could significantly decrease travel times between 360 and 2222 by up to 40-percent. The project could also increase efficiency on Mopac's toll road by letting drivers quickly...
Austin Local News
The Austin City Council today acknowledged the concern from Austin police that suspending the police academy over allegations of racism could exacerbate an already short staff. Fairly unmoved, however, the council says if APD doesn't want to see its vacancies grow, it has to...
Austin Local News
US Senator John Cornyn of Texas is placing the blame for the House moving forward with impeaching President Trump on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Cornyn told reporters on a conference call that Speaker Pelosi knows that a partisan impeachment process will never be successful in...
Austin Local News
Austin Fire Fighters will be able to help deal with emergencies in Williamson County and vice-versa following Austin City Council's approval of an Automatic Aid Agreement between the city and county. City staffers say this will help reduce response times and effect Leander,...
Austin Local News
(Credit: Round Rock Chamber of Commerce) This week, the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce delivered its annual State of the Chamber address. This year's address was given by new president Jason Ball, who said the state of the Chamber is strong in 2019. “We had nine project...
Austin Local News
The Bastrop Independent School District has canceled classes Thursday for both Cedar Creek High School and Bluebonnet Elementary School due to a water main break discovered this morning. Parents have been notified by district officials. It's not clear when the line may be...
Austin Local News
Austin Fire Fighters freed a man after he got himself trapped between a wall and a hotel water boiler this afternoon. First responders say, after they were called to the Econolodge near Burnet and 183 to assist, and ended up having to empty the industrial sized boiler to help...
Austin Local News
The Austin City Council has indicated its desire to seek out and purchase more motels to be converted into homeless shelters. Last month, the council approved spending $8-million to purchase the Rodeway Inn near I-35 and Oltorf. As the city acquires more of these properties, a...
Texas News
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced this week that state sales tax revenue totaled $3.18-billion in November, 6.2-percent more than in November 2018. “November state sales tax growth was led by collections from the wholesale trade, construction and restaurant sectors, while...