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Austin City Council Wants To Help Prevent People From Getting Priced Out If New Transit Is Built

The Austin City Council voted Monday afternoon to move forward with plans to seek a property tax increase to help fund Project Connect, a plan to build.

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Austin City Council members outline strategies to reduce gun violence

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin City Council members have tossed out several different strategies to reduce gun violence. The weekend shooting at a Black Lives ...

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City of Austin approves $7 billion initial Project Connect transit system

AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Monday, the Austin City Council unanimously approved a multi-billion-dollar transit system that will go on the November election ballot.

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Austin area's COVID-19 hospital admissions hit lowest levels since June

Austin Public Health reported a seven-day moving average of 47 new daily admissions of COVID-19 patients in the Austin metropolitan area July 27, the lowest ...

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Austin City Council holds public hearing on proposed city budget

Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk presented the budget to Austin City Council earlier this month which includes more than $11 million in cuts to the Austin ...

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Hundreds pressure Austin City Council to go further in police budget cuts

After almost two months of calling for a significant slash to the local police budget, Austinites by the hundreds called City Council on July 23 to voice frustration ...

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City plans to move forward with Austin Convention Center expansion, focus remains on COVID-19

Those at the Austin Convention Center Department plan to present before council sometime later this year, but do not have a specific timeline.

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Local, State politicians react to fatal shooting at protest in Downtown Austin

Local and State politicians are speaking out about the fatal shooting at a "Black Lives Matter" protest in Downtown Austin on Saturday night.

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City moving forward with plans for $12M to acquire space for artists, musicians

This week City Council is expected to consider an agreement with the Texas Facilities Commission that will begin the process of acquiring creative spaces ...

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'Escuelita del Alma' day care suffers financial losses, parents ask the City of Austin for more funds

AUSTIN, Texas — Escuelita Del Alma, or Little School of the Soul, is one of Austin's first Spanish-language preschool programs and it's been in the city for 20 ...

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Total home sales drop by double-digit percentages across most of Northwest Austin in 2020

Neighborhoods across Northwest Austin have experienced wildly different years in the real estate market. See the housing data here.

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2020 Wurstfest canceled in New Braunfels

Major events throughout the region have been canceled due to Covid-19. A massive German festival in New Braunfels has joined the growing list.

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City council member calls APA President's reaction to fatal protest shooting "incendiary"

Questions and uncertainty remain about what transpired during Saturday night's Black Lives Matter protest that led to the shooting death of 28-year-old Garrett ...

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Kevin Burns' proposed Rainey Street tower is moving forward again

Some on the Historic Landmark Commission have been upset about the idea of a 53-story high-rise replacing Bungalow and Container Bar on Rainey Street.

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Austin Man Recounts Racism Experienced Growing up Asian

AUSTIN, Texas — The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a major blow to the global economy but it's also had social consequences.