Today’s Headlines

  • With Two Days Left in Special Session, Bill to Overrule Local Distracted Driving Bans Is Dead (Statesman)
  • AT&T Lobbyist Chose to Support HB 171 (to Allow Distracted Driving), Not HB 117 (to Prevent Deaths)
  • Austin Transpo Dept Shifting Traffic Calming Program Toward Safe Design Speed, Away From Speed Bumps
  • Texas Central Selects Firms to Build Houston-Dallas High Speed Rail Line, Money Still Needed (WFAA)
  • Austin NIMBYs Prefer Auto Salvage Yard to Having the “Wrong Kind of People” Move In (Monitor)
  • Renters Leaving Austin for Houston, Denver, and Seattle Seeking Greater Affordability (KUT)
  • Judge Rules Austin Road Builder Doesn’t Have to Go Through Pesky Public Review Process (Law 360)
  • Austin Council Members Want to Rename Confederate Soldier Streets (KUT)

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