Central Texas top stories for March 07, 2023. Austin-area rent rising but at slower pace. Austin Council considers transit near housing. Williamson extends ice storm disaster declaration. Closure date for Northeast debris collection site. Austin FC. Texas baseball.
Central Texas top stories for February 23, 2023. Home sale prices. Police contract. Ice storm disaster declaration. Austin ISD bond project timeline. San Marcos new City Manager. Wimberley City Council unopposed candidates.
Central Texas top stories for February 8, 2023. Storm recovery resource centers. Austin Energy customers vs. people without power. Leander extends disaster declaration. San Marcos police contract to be re-negotiated. Lockhart ISD mental health resources.
Central Texas top stories for February 3, 2023. Austin Energy power restoration efforts. Possible disaster declaration. Street debris cleanup. CapMetro resumes service. Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Who to call for downed power lines. State online damage survey. Atmos Energy natural gas service improvements.
The walkout at the capitol over voting restrictions sparks one kind of response from the governor, but a different tone from the GOP House speaker. As governor Abbott threatens to withhold legislative pay over the house’s failure to pass a restrictive voting bill, the GOP speaker of the House defends the democratic walkout that scuttled the bill. Also in parts of Texas hardest hit by COVID-19, vaccination rates now surpass those of the rest of the state. We’ll hear why. And the real death toll from the winter freeze and power outages, a new report claims a massive undercount.Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard: