KUT Audio News Roundup
Some of the audio news we've produced over the last 24 hours.
As Austin Lures Business, Some Fear For Blue Collar Workers
Facebook, Hangar Orthopedics, and solar power giant SunPower are a few of the big fish Austin has recently reeled in, but as KUT's Mose Buchele reports, for all that success, the long-term unemployment trends for large swaths of Austin's workforce look dire.
Economists Predict Solid Growth For 2011
What might the future hold for Austin’s economy? A panel of economists, hosted by the Austin Chamber of Commerce Thursday, tried to answer that question. KUT's Matt Largey was there.
State Slices "Machete" Incentives
The state of Texas this week declined to reimburse Robert Rodriguez for some costs of making his film “Machete”. KUT's Erika Aguilar has that story.
Of the 181 members of next year’s Texas Legislature, 89 have held fundraising receptions in the five weeks since the November election. KUT's Ian Crawford and the Statesman's Jason Embry discuss the nexus of lobbyists and money in this week’s “Texas Political Parlor.”