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Advocates Scrutinize Sweeping Senate Water Supply Bill’s Strategy
Boosting the state's water supply is as complicated as you might expect.

6:00AM Thu. Mar. 23, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

Officer Indicted for Assault Now Suspended, Not Fired
In the euphemistic, alternate vocabulary of the Austin Police Department, the term “indefinitely suspended” usually means “fired.”

2:51PM Wed. Mar. 22, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

Here's What a New Border Bill Would Do to Texas
Republicans moved forward with their promise to tackle their nebulous “border security” priority, filing a behemoth bill before the March 10 deadline.

1:50PM Wed. Mar. 22, Benton Graham Read More | Comment »

Musicians Demand Fair Compensation From SXSW at Convention Center Rally
In 2022, South by Southwest generated $280.7 million in economic benefit to Austin.

10:13AM Fri. Mar. 17, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

Republican Bill Would Nullify Austin Anti-Discrimination Ordinances
Typically when Republicans in the Texas Legislature get riled up over an ordinance city officials have passed aimed at improving the lives of their residents, lawmakers in the Lege have to pass a bill designed to undo that specific local ordinance.

7:20AM Fri. Mar. 17, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Austin's Petition Tradition Is Up for Review
When you ask what has made (and kept) Austin weird, part of the answer must be this city’s penchant for self-governance.

11:15AM Tue. Mar. 14, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

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What Happens When Austin’s Daily Paper Dies
What happens when a daily paper dies? What happens when that paper has, for generations, been a watchdog over the capital of one of the most populated states in the union?

5:41PM Fri. Mar. 10, Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

Women’s Shelter Closure Delayed, But Dozens of Residents Have Already Left
The Salvation Army of Austin’s Downtown shelter will remain open an additional 30 days at a cost of $100,000, following a deal brokered between the nonprofit and the city that will allow the shelter’s remaining 48 guests time to find lodging elsewhere before the Downtown shelter shutters permanently.

3:18PM Fri. Mar. 10, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Council Moves to Ensure People Actually Live Near Project Connect Stations
When Project Connect’s new light rail lines and expanded bus routes begin moving people throughout Austin, their collective success will largely depend on the number of people who live near those lines and routes. More people living around transit means easier access to transit which, in theory, means greater ridership.

11:45AM Fri. Mar. 10, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

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