Austin Energy and Austin Water officials said equipment, pipes and utility plants have been weatherized to better handle winter. Communication strategies have also been improved so staff can better talk with each other and update the public.
The legislation includes funding for more law enforcement in a southeast Texas neighborhood lawmakers said — without evidence — is a haven for crime.
Sandra Day O'Connor was called "the most powerful woman in America" during her quarter of a century as a Supreme Court justice.
The City Council approved an additional $2.6 million to the project and extended the contract with nonprofit Family Eldercare to March 2024.
A new Harvard University study found an increase in the number of Texas households headed by people 65 or older spending more than 30% of their income on housing. Advocates say keeping older adults housed will require substantial public investment and reforms.
Texas Attorney General Paxton sued the Biden administration last month after reports of U.S. Border Patrol agents cutting portions of wire along the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas. On Thursday, a judge denied Paxton’s request to halt the practice. Paxton’s office said it has already filed an appeal.
If you’re nervous, it might be time to avoid the dog park for a little while.
Some Texas public school teachers say they have to do side jobs in order to be able to live.
At each of the apartment buildings, rent went up as much as 25%. While tenants received notice of the increase from the previous owner, it came weeks before the city and its partner finalized the purchase. Raising rents appears to have been a condition of the sale.
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- Austin ayudó a comprar departamentos baratos con la intención de mantener los precios bajos. En cambio, los alquileres subieron.
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- Los clientes de Austin Energy pueden esperar otro aumento en sus facturas de diciembre
- Tras una mastectomía, muchas mujeres no pueden permitirse una cirugía reparadora. Esta ong quiere ayudar.
- Advocates of Shiloh Black Cemetery in Hutto apply for undertold history marker
- Austin charges ahead in Texas' electric vehicle race
- Wimberley's Dark Sky Place of the Year award could mean bigger eclipse crowds
- Jury can't agree on whether Austin police officer Christopher Taylor murdered Mike Ramos
- Austin City Council gives some child care providers property tax relief
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