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Hoping to raise water awareness, state returns to a famous ad man
 An Austin advertising legend who once helped sell “Don’t mess with Texas” is now working with state officials on a sequel: a campaign to get Texans to cherish water, from their lakes to their sinks. Roy Spence, one of the founders of ad giant GSD&M, is partnering with Texas State University’s Meadows Center for Water...

Posted: 7 days ago

An Austin advertising legend who once helped sell “Don’t mess with Texas” is now working with state officials on a sequel: a campaign to get Texans to cherish water, from their lakes to their sinks. Roy Spence, one of the founders of ad giant GSD&M, is partnering with Texas State University’s Meadows Center for Water...
State has $2.8 billion more to spend, Texas comptroller estimates
 A rebounding oil market and a blistering economy led the state’s chief accountant on Wednesday to increase his revenue estimate for Texas’ current two-year budget cycle by $2.8 billion. The upshot is that, within certain bounds, lawmakers will have more money to play with as they make spending decisions after returning to Austin...

Posted: 9 days ago

A rebounding oil market and a blistering economy led the state’s chief accountant on Wednesday to increase his revenue estimate for Texas’ current two-year budget cycle by $2.8 billion. The upshot is that, within certain bounds, lawmakers will have more money to play with as they make spending decisions after returning to Austin...
State has $2.8 billion more to spend, Texas comptroller estimates
 Because a blistering economy led Texans to buy more goods — and pay more in sales taxes — than state officials had anticipated, the state has had better revenue growth in 2018 than predicted and an improved economic outlook for 2019, the state comptroller announced Tuesday. Comptroller Glenn Hegar raised revenue estimates by more...

Posted: 9 days ago

Because a blistering economy led Texans to buy more goods — and pay more in sales taxes — than state officials had anticipated, the state has had better revenue growth in 2018 than predicted and an improved economic outlook for 2019, the state comptroller announced Tuesday. Comptroller Glenn Hegar raised revenue estimates by more...
How a natural gas group pushed for new energy curriculum in Texas
 Concerned that environmental groups were winning the hearts and minds of Texas schoolchildren — filling their heads with statements of the ills of fossil fuels — a politically connected Texas natural gas industry advocacy group devised a plan to fight back. The group, the Texas Natural Gas Foundation, whose founding members include...

Posted: 14 days ago

Concerned that environmental groups were winning the hearts and minds of Texas schoolchildren — filling their heads with statements of the ills of fossil fuels — a politically connected Texas natural gas industry advocacy group devised a plan to fight back. The group, the Texas Natural Gas Foundation, whose founding members include...
It’s now Dripping Springs vs. Save Our Springs in sewage dispute
 Easing the way for the construction of an expanded sewage plant that could release treated wastewater into a creek that feeds Barton Springs, the city of Drippings Springs this week agreed to a settlement with downriver property owners, an environmental group and groundwater districts. But one holdout remains: the Save Our Springs Alliance...

Posted: 14 days ago

Easing the way for the construction of an expanded sewage plant that could release treated wastewater into a creek that feeds Barton Springs, the city of Drippings Springs this week agreed to a settlement with downriver property owners, an environmental group and groundwater districts. But one holdout remains: the Save Our Springs Alliance...
With Austin’s bag ban dead, environmentalists change tactics
 Austin officials announced Tuesday that they will stop enforcing the city’s ban on disposable bags, but environmentalists — aware that such a decision was likely — already have started asking businesses to remain free of single-use bags. The city’s decision came one day after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a vocal...

Posted: 17 days ago

Austin officials announced Tuesday that they will stop enforcing the city’s ban on disposable bags, but environmentalists — aware that such a decision was likely — already have started asking businesses to remain free of single-use bags. The city’s decision came one day after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a vocal...
Supreme Court ruling on unions to have little impact in Texas
 A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that delivers a blow to unions will have little direct impact on Texas, according to labor experts. The court struck down an Illinois law that required non-union workers to pay fees that go to collective bargaining and overturned a 1977 law that required employees to pay so-called fair share...

Posted: 23 days ago

A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that delivers a blow to unions will have little direct impact on Texas, according to labor experts. The court struck down an Illinois law that required non-union workers to pay fees that go to collective bargaining and overturned a 1977 law that required employees to pay so-called fair share...
Expertos de salud: vacunen a niños de HPV para prevenir cánceres
 Con la esperanza de aumentar las tasas de vacunación en Texas contra el virus del papiloma humano (HPV en inglés), un grupo de profesionales de la salud anunció el martes 19 el lanzamiento de un nuevo esfuerzo educativo. En el 90% de los casos de HPV, el virus desaparece por su cuenta en un plazo de dos años, pero...

Posted: 24 days ago

Con la esperanza de aumentar las tasas de vacunación en Texas contra el virus del papiloma humano (HPV en inglés), un grupo de profesionales de la salud anunció el martes 19 el lanzamiento de un nuevo esfuerzo educativo. En el 90% de los casos de HPV, el virus desaparece por su cuenta en un plazo de dos años, pero...
Abbott endorses Michael Cloud to finish term of disgraced congressman
 Appearing eager to avoid a potentially expensive runoff for a special election in a coastal congressional district hard hit by Hurricane Harvey, Gov. Greg Abbott has endorsed Michael Cloud in the nine-way race to finish out the term of a disgraced former congressman. With the resignation of former U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi...

Posted: 24 days ago

Appearing eager to avoid a potentially expensive runoff for a special election in a coastal congressional district hard hit by Hurricane Harvey, Gov. Greg Abbott has endorsed Michael Cloud in the nine-way race to finish out the term of a disgraced former congressman. With the resignation of former U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi...
Report: Donald Trump, Jr. spurns George P. Bush fundraiser
 Donald Trump Jr. is canceling an appearance at a New York fundraiser for Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush next week, according to The Associated Press, citing anonymous sources. The move comes after George P. Bush’s father, former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, tweeted on Monday that “children shouldn&rsquo...

10:59 PM Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

Donald Trump Jr. is canceling an appearance at a New York fundraiser for Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush next week, according to The Associated Press, citing anonymous sources. The move comes after George P. Bush’s father, former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, tweeted on Monday that “children shouldn&rsquo...
Oklahoma subpoena for Austin consultant and wind executive blocked
 A longtime Austin-based campaign consultant and the Austin-based head of a wind industry trade group appear unlikely to be forced to testify in an ongoing grand jury investigation into the placement of a tracking device on an Oklahoma state lawmaker’s pickup truck. Earlier this month, Travis County State District Judge David Wahlberg...

8:37 PM Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

A longtime Austin-based campaign consultant and the Austin-based head of a wind industry trade group appear unlikely to be forced to testify in an ongoing grand jury investigation into the placement of a tracking device on an Oklahoma state lawmaker’s pickup truck. Earlier this month, Travis County State District Judge David Wahlberg...
Report: Donald Trump Jr. spurns George P. Bush fundraiser
 Donald Trump, Jr. is reportedly canceling an appearance at a New York fundraiser for Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush next week. Axios is reporting that the president’s son has decided to pull out of the event after George P. Bush’s father, Jeb Bush, tweeted on Monday that “children shouldn’t be used as a negotiating...

3:42 PM Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

Donald Trump, Jr. is reportedly canceling an appearance at a New York fundraiser for Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush next week. Axios is reporting that the president’s son has decided to pull out of the event after George P. Bush’s father, Jeb Bush, tweeted on Monday that “children shouldn’t be used as a negotiating...
Why Texas officials decided not to levy penalties after pipeline leak
 A buried pipeline running across a Fayette County ranch was leaking, and at least 42 barrels, or 1,700 gallons, of liquid gas containing a known carcinogen were seeping into the ground and possibly making their way into the Central Texas water table. The landowner told the company that owned the pipeline of an unusual odor and dying mesquite...

8:59 PM Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

A buried pipeline running across a Fayette County ranch was leaking, and at least 42 barrels, or 1,700 gallons, of liquid gas containing a known carcinogen were seeping into the ground and possibly making their way into the Central Texas water table. The landowner told the company that owned the pipeline of an unusual odor and dying mesquite...
Why Texas officials decided not to levy penalties after pipeline leak
 A buried pipeline running across a Fayette County ranch was leaking, and at least 42 barrels, or 1,700 gallons, of liquid gas containing a known carcinogen were seeping into the ground and possibly making their way into the Central Texas water table. The landowner told the company that owned the pipeline of an unusual odor and dying mesquite...

7:56 PM Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

A buried pipeline running across a Fayette County ranch was leaking, and at least 42 barrels, or 1,700 gallons, of liquid gas containing a known carcinogen were seeping into the ground and possibly making their way into the Central Texas water table. The landowner told the company that owned the pipeline of an unusual odor and dying mesquite...
Report: Travis County has among highest vaccination opt-out rates
 Austin ranks among the top 15 “hotspots” nationally for vaccine exemptions, making children not vaccinated vulnerable to contagious diseases, according to a new public health study. The study found Austin — along with Houston, Fort Worth, and Plano — was among the nation’s cities with the highest number of kindergartners...

11:22 PM Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

Austin ranks among the top 15 “hotspots” nationally for vaccine exemptions, making children not vaccinated vulnerable to contagious diseases, according to a new public health study. The study found Austin — along with Houston, Fort Worth, and Plano — was among the nation’s cities with the highest number of kindergartners...
This Father’s Day, learning to love one’s baby
 Just recently I decided I loved my daughter. She’s 8 months old now, and while I had something like affection for her from the get-go — I was relieved enough at her first appearance, given the effort she and, especially, her mother had endured, to shed tears — my connection was mostly tied to her winning helplessness. Her...

4:43 PM Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

Just recently I decided I loved my daughter. She’s 8 months old now, and while I had something like affection for her from the get-go — I was relieved enough at her first appearance, given the effort she and, especially, her mother had endured, to shed tears — my connection was mostly tied to her winning helplessness. Her...
Texas lags in vaccination rates for human papillomavirus
 Hoping to increase vaccination rates in Texas for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, a group of health professionals on Tuesday announced the launch of a new education effort. Ninety percent of HPV cases go away on their own within two years, according the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but some forms of HPV can cause cervical...

10:20 PM Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2018

Hoping to increase vaccination rates in Texas for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, a group of health professionals on Tuesday announced the launch of a new education effort. Ninety percent of HPV cases go away on their own within two years, according the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but some forms of HPV can cause cervical...
Health Experts: Vaccinate kids for HPV to prevent cancers
 Hoping to increase vaccination rates in Texas for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, a group of health professionals on Tuesday announced the launch of a new education effort. Ninety percent of HPV cases go away on their own within two years, according the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but some forms of HPV can cause cervical...

4:51 PM Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2018

Hoping to increase vaccination rates in Texas for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, a group of health professionals on Tuesday announced the launch of a new education effort. Ninety percent of HPV cases go away on their own within two years, according the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but some forms of HPV can cause cervical...
State scientist tapped for EPA panel with backing of Texas GOP donor
 An Austin-based state toxicologist whose views on air pollution are at odds with those of many scientists was recommended to lead a key Trump administration environmental science board by a Texas Republican donor. Michael Honeycutt, director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality toxicology division, was named head of the U.S. Environmental...

11:41 PM Friday, Jun. 08, 2018

An Austin-based state toxicologist whose views on air pollution are at odds with those of many scientists was recommended to lead a key Trump administration environmental science board by a Texas Republican donor. Michael Honeycutt, director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality toxicology division, was named head of the U.S. Environmental...
Read which Texas state agency landed on an America’s Best Employers list

4:21 PM Friday, Jun. 08, 2018

Forbes recently put out a list of “America’s Best Employers,” and at least one Texas state agency made it. Gov. Greg Abbott even put out a proclamation touting the designation. The agency? The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. It’s ranked on the sub-list “America&rsquo...
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