River agency knew for years about the need for an economic...

When U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced early this month it was halting an expected $33.5 million payment toward its share of the Trinity...
Austin

No ruling yet on on sick leave ordinance

Attorneys for the City of Austin asked the Texas 3rd Court of Appeals Wednesday morning to lift its injunction blocking a paid sick leave...
Austin soccer stadium

Musical chairs in Major League Soccer is a head-scratcher for Austin

Precourt Sports Ventures has the blessing of Major League Soccer to bring a franchise to Austin, but it will not be the Columbus Crew. In...
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Motives behind those seeking direct vote in Austin, Taylor official in...

In Austin, the political action committee IndyAUSTIN has begun circulation a petition calling for citizen authority over the final terms of a controversial contract...

Questions about missing analysis now loom large for Fort Worth river...

When the news broke last week that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had cut funding for Fort Worth’s Trinity River project from its...
paid sick leave

National advocacy groups are backing the sick-leave effort in Texas

National advocacy groups based mostly in Washington, D.C., and Brooklyn, N.Y., were responsible for $1.8 million of the $2.5 million contributed and loaned to...

Taylor city official, already facing discrimination suit, is charged with felony...

The public works superintendent for the City of Taylor, accused in a lawsuit of racial discrimination, has resigned in advance of a felony charge...
Austin City Council bond

What’s fueling the folks seeking direct votes in Austin

For Arthur Turner, it began with a ridiculously high water bill. For Hoover Alexander, it was the imposition of paid sick leave on his...
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Small budgets and big superintendent payouts, Austin audit updates, sunset commission...

While Texas school districts struggle with what they contend is chronic underfunding from the state, many are still negotiating contracts that give cushy severance...