Immigrants, people living in poverty and non-English speakers were among the most likely to be missed, yet the crucial count received lackluster promotion by Texas state government.
2022 Runoff Elections
Several races from the March primary in Texas went to a runoff, meaning no candidate seeking their party’s nomination got more than 50% of the vote. So now, the top two candidates in those races are facing off this month.
Sarah Stogner says she took the money from a rich friend because she thinks she has a chance of winning the Republican nomination. She initially ran just to make a statement.
KUT is launching a second ATXplained series just a little farther down I-35 in San Marcos. Here's how you can ask a question for SMTXplained.
The oak tree near Fifth and Lamar is more than 500 years old. And it's the stuff of legends.
Alamo Drafthouse owners bought an old school and promised affordable housing. Years later, there is none.How did AISD sell a piece of public land on a promise that never materialized? The answer involves the City of Austin, a movie theater company hamstrung by the pandemic and a school district left rethinking how it should manage valuable property.
The Republican primary contest between challenger Sarah Stogner and incumbent Wayne Christian has been characterized by twists and turns, accusations of corruption and some light nudity.
For the first time since the pandemic, Texas schools will again be rated based on standardized tests. But for one year only, schools that receive a D or F will get a “not rated” label.
President Biden signed the Safe Sleep for Babies Act of 2021 on Monday, outlawing the manufacture and sale of crib bumpers and certain inclined infant sleepers.
The bill creates offices at DOJ, DHS, and the FBI to track domestic terror threats. GOP lawmakers argue it could allow federal officials to ensnare parents, a charge DOJ rejects.
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A LOOK BACK AT APRIL: A demonstrator attends a rally at the Texas Capitol showing support for the transgender community on Trans Day of Visibility on April 2.
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Wildflowers and bluebonnets bloom off of Manor Road.
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Brianna Caleri, a freelance writer and photographer, at her home in Austin on April 5. Caleri is featured on the "Return of SXSW" episode of KUT/X's "Pause/Play" podcast.
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Students play outside during lunch at Highland Elementary School. In April, Austin ISD schools began following a state mandate to allow for more physical activity during students' daily schedules.
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Dirty Martin's owner Mark Nemir poses for a portrait at his restaurant on Guadalupe Street. The burger joint is one of several businesses that could be shut down or forced to move because of Project Connect, a transit plan that would have a light-rail system going through the land the businesses sit on.
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An instructional dummy used in medical education is set up at the newly renovated ACC Highland campus. The campus was previously the site of Highland Mall.
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Crowds at the Austin Animal Center watch a performance called "Dances for Dogs and People Who Walk Them." The group dance was choreographed by Forklift Danceworks and featured Austin Animal Center workers, local dog lovers and their dogs on April 23.
Gabriel C. Pérez
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Crowds walk beneath neon jellyfish hanging from trees at Ion Art's Surreal Garden installation at Zilker Botanical Garden on April 28.
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Audience members dance as Conjunto Los Pinkys performs during the first day of the Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival on April 29 at Central Machine Works brewery in East Austin.
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Starbucks employee Amanda Garcia protests with coworkers and supporters outside a Starbucks in West Campus on April 30. Employees at the coffeeshop are seeking to form a union.
Life & Arts
- Conoce a los dos republicanos que se presentan a comisionado de tierras de Texas
- Aeropuerto de Austin ahora quiere que los pasajeros lleguen tres horas o más antes de su vuelo
- Superintendente de Austin ISD ha sido nombrada la única finalista para dirigir el Dallas ISD
- Problemas legales de Paxton se enfrentan al apellido Bush en segunda vuelta de las primarias republicanas para fiscal general de Texas
- Tras llamados a ahorrar energía, los responsables de la red de Texas prometen que las luces 'seguirán encendidas'
- TSA lines are out the door again at Austin's airport
- ERCOT's early call for energy conservation puts grid watchers on alert for trouble ahead
- Texas Supreme Court rules investigations into gender-affirming care can continue
- Austin's Latino community celebrates Parque Zaragoza's 90 years of history and traditions
- TSA wait times are improving at Austin's airport, but it's about to get a lot busier