Voter Registration

KUT Morning Newscast for April 4, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 4, 2024. Today is the last day to register to vote in May’s local elections. Professors are raising concerns about the University of Texas laying off dozens of staffers in an effort to comply with a new state law. Hutto ISD is trying to prevent construction of a wastewater treatment plant near two of its schools. The City of Austin is collecting eclipse glasses to recycle them after the event.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 5, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 5, 2024. How to register to vote on this last day ahead of the upcoming primary elections. How to re-register if your address or name has changed. One name on many parties’ primary ballots for State Board of Education. Finding parkland to replace land TxDOT is seizing for I-35 expansion. Public still weighing in on San Marcos long-term planning.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 2, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 2, 2024. Austin extends incentives to retain police officers, who are still without a contract. January was Austin’s coldest in 17 years. Austin asks what people think about fewer car lanes on Barton Springs Rd. Texas State University offering students Naloxone. Voter registration events this weekend ahead of primary elections. Austin musicians up for a GRAMMY this weekend may not be what you expect.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for January 12, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 12, 2024. Latest timeline for inbound freezing temperatures. Grid outlook for this weekend. Landlords shutting off water ahead of freezing temperatures. Austin-Bergstrom prepares for freezing temperatures. MLK day march and celebration plans. Voter registration in Texas. Austin ISD makes progress on special education evaluation backlog. The Hays County Health Department will open its Immunization Clinic next week.

KUT Morning Newscast for October 10, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 10, 2023. Police recruiting in Williamson County. School accountability rating lawsuit. Voter registration deadline. UT to open Esports arena.

How the Farm Bill is about a lot more than farming

Another election day looming, another deadline to register to vote. We’ll look at what Texans need to know.

A court decision that could change rules involving gun laws and domestic violence.

They call it a farm bill, but it affects issues ranging from SNAP benefits to environmental regulations. A closer look at one of the most consequential items on Congress’ agenda.

That little blue badge on Twitter: what does it mean nowadays? Omar Gallaga with a reality check.

And as Texas lawmakers move to help with water issues for colonias, communities struggle with other mounting issues.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 6, 2023. Voter registration deadline. Whole Women’s Health. Williamson County Narcan availability. Reducing light pollution for Spring bird migrations. Easter Sunday at county parks.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 05, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 05, 2023. Students walk out in protest of gun violence. Voter registration deadline tomorrow. Narcan provided to Williamson schools. Austinarea rent increase slows. Travis storm debris pick-up. Austin music pro grants. Airport security technology.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 03, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 03, 2023. Voter registration deadline this week. Texas lawmakers consider bill that would limit civil oversight of police. AISD considers appeal of state management of special education. Central Texas counties rank among healthiest in Texas. Kyle library forgives fines in exchange for food donations.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for October 11, 2022

Central Texas top stories for October 11, 2022. Last-minute voter registration. UT Campus polling places. Teen poll workers. Project Connect and displacement. Veterans Treatment Court. Monarch migration.

KUT Morning Newscast for October 10, 2022

Central Texas top stories for October 10, 2022. Voter registration deadline. New cemetery rules. Methane study. Fort Hood renaming. Spurs in Uvalde. Red River Showdown. Austin FC.

KUT Morning Newscast for September 22, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 22, 2022. Austin affordable housing update. Voter registration without a drivers license. Uvalde CISD new elementary school. UT monkeypox vaccine clinic. Texas Longhorns volleyball vs. Kansas Jayhawks.

KUT Morning Newscast for September 12, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 12, 2022. Cedar Park outdoor watering restrictions. Austin tenant relocation fund. HAAM Day is tomorrow. Voter registration deadline. UT vs. Alabama football. Homelessness grants. Texas State University new president. Austin FC vs. Seattle Sounders.

Texas Standard: October 11, 2016

The law says police must report officer involved shootings. So why are hundreds of police involved shootings missing from records? We’ll explore. Also, trust the polls? Want another measure for how the presidential race is going? Why some are looking to the peso as a proxy. Plus on this final day of voter registration in Texas: is there not a better way? Also, The Feds order Texas to remove caps on special ed services ..unless they can show no kids are losing out. Now a Texas lawmaker wants to go a step further. We’ll hear the plan. And the recent passing of a Texas music legend…a new book explores what we’ve lost. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: June 10, 2016

There is no zika epidemic in Texas, but Houston’s mayor says the time has come to declare a public health state of emergency. Also Texas democrats try to build on a new anti-Trump momentum…but guess who’s coming to the Lone star state just in Time for the democratic convention? And, an state law says schools should be in the business of registering students to vote. So why isn’t that happening in many cases? Plus, the state plans to sink a massive ship of the coast … more than just one, more like hundreds…for the good of the sea. Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard: