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All This and Zoning Too
Adjourning at just about 2:30 a.m. Friday morning, Thursday’s City Council meeting didn’t feature music or proclamations, but just about everything else: a moratorium on short-term rentals, new contracts for major Austin Energy customers, an initiative to help tenants displaced by development … and several dozen zoning cases.

4:15PM Fri. Nov. 13, Michael King Read More | Comment »

U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Texas Abortion Law Case
Update: Plaintiffs in the HB 2 challenge expressed optimism today after learning SCOTUS would take up their case against the state's harsh abortion restrictions. “Today, my heart is filled with hope," said Amy Hagstrom Miller, president and CEO of Whole Woman’s Health, in a statement.

1:33PM Fri. Nov. 13, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

The End of F1 in Austin?
Screwed. That’s Circuit of the Americas chairman Bobby Epstein’s response when asked by the Austin American-Statesman about the state of Texas lowering its contribution to the track for hosting the United States Grand Prix. If the figure stands, there’s a chance that next year’s race may be canceled.

1:00PM Wed. Nov. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Local Workers Strike for $15
Today, Nov. 10, fast food workers across the country will go on strike as part of the Fight for $15, demanding a $15 per hour minimum wage and the right to form a union without retaliation.

9:00AM Tue. Nov. 10, Amy Kamp Read More | Comment »

Council: It’s Floodin’ Down in Texas
In an unusual “special-called” Sunday afternoon session, City Council confirmed the state of emergency, waived fees and permits for immediate repairs, recalculated the buyout provisions – and heard a litany of desperate tales of yet another Halloween flood.

2:00PM Mon. Nov. 9, Michael King Read More | Comment »

News Roundup: Arrests, Assaults, and Assholes
In this week's news roundup: A Criminal Court judge is shot at her home by an unknown assailant, and survives in stable but serious condition; APD acknowledges a disturbing video of a violent downtown arrest; Uber literally brings in the cavalry to continue the charge against City Council's proposed regulations; and more...

10:40AM Mon. Nov. 9, the News Staff Read More | Comment »

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Owens Found Guilty
Rashad Owens was handed a guilty verdict and sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole on Friday. The decision came in at roughly 12:17pm after a little more than three hours of jury deliberations.

3:15PM Fri. Nov. 6, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

When Eddie Met Ozzy
It's been a busy week for Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin. Helping residents of his district rebuild after last week's storms. Launching his 2016 re-election campaign. And hanging out with Ozzy Osbourne. Rodriguez said, "You know, we're old friends."

3:00PM Thu. Nov. 5, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Houston Prop 1 FAIL
"It was about protecting our grandmoms," said Lt. Governor Dan Patrick on the overturning of Proposition 1, Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) last night, "our mothers and our wives, and our sisters, and our daughters, and our granddaughters." And although 61% of Houstonians voted in agreement, those words could not be more misleading.

11:15AM Wed. Nov. 4, Andy Campbell Read More | Comment »

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