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Leander looking to get uncoupled from Cap Metro

Leander, the end of the line for Austin’s single light rail line and the system’s second-largest sales tax contributor, is considering hiring an attorney...

Local governments try to get spending approved ahead of new restrictions

Travis County commissioners are giving themselves a 27 percent raise and handing out big raises to all other elected county officials in advance of...

Dallas council member didn’t disclose repeated use of VisitDallas events suite

Dallas City Council member Casey Thomas failed to disclose six events he attended since 2016 using the VisitDallas suite at the American Airlines Center,...

South Texas judge guilty on all counts in bribery trial

A jury in McAllen on Thursday found former state District Judge Rodolfo Delgado guilty on all charges in connection with a decade of accepting...

TWC still isn’t making it easy for students to learn about...

Dozens of students have filed complaints on for-profit schools with the Texas Workforce Commission since Jan. 1, 2018, over excessive charges, unqualified instructors and...

Special prosecutor in Paxton fraud case asks to be released

Nicole DeBorde, one of the special prosecutors in the securities fraud prosecution of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, has asked for her release from...

Dueling PACs will try to sway voters on the Austin Convention...

Supporters of a $1.2 billion plan to expand the Austin Convention Center have formed a political action committee to oppose petitioners who consider the...

New conflict of interest law could hit small towns hard

Lewisville Mayor Rudy Durham might be the first but will probably not be the last to leave his post because of a new state...

Paid sick leave for some but not in Austin, until state...

With an appeal idling before the Texas Supreme Court, Austin, the first city to pass a paid sick leave ordinance in the state, will...