KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 31, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 31, 2024. The Texas Supreme Court has unanimously rejected a petition by a group of women asking the state to clarify the medical exception to its abortion laws. Attorneys general in 14 states are calling for federal intervention after Governor Greg Abbott pardoned Daniel Perry. The City of Austin is looking at how to pay for projects that help combat climate change. The City of Austin has accepted an 11-million-dollar grant from TxDOT to expand the city’s bike-share program. The City of San Marcos passed an ordinance this month banning single-use beverage containers on the river within city limits and in certain areas of city parks. Hyundai drivers can bring in their vehicles for a free anti-theft upgrade tomorrow at an Austin Police Department office.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 31, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 31, 2024. The city of Austin is looking to make flood insurance more affordable. The City of Austin is conducting a national search for its next Police Chief and wants to know resident’s opinions. A recent UT graduate is helping make a park in Round Rock more accessible for children of all abilities. Austin city leaders approved funding to enhance and expand the Walnut Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Austin Police are trying to put a dent in the number of Hyundai and Kia thefts. San Marcos storm cleanup. Chris Riley Bend. Texas Softball opens Women’s College World Series tournament with a win.