Fearing entanglement in a pending lawsuit could stall more than $489 million of voter-approved bond projects, the Austin school district has taken legal action of its own.
The district Wednesday filed a petition asking the courts to validate its authority to issue the bonds — an attempt to free it from a pending lawsuit by the Travis County Taxpayers Union, the only group to publicly oppose the bonds. The suit accused the district of using deceitful language on the ballot, a charge the district has denied.
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