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How do Texas governments calculate your property taxes? Here’s a primer.

How do Texas governments calculate your property taxes? Here’s a primer.

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Several government entities — from appraisal districts to city councils — play independent...


Analysis: Skirting the rules in the Texas Senate — but doing it by the book

Analysis: Skirting the rules in the Texas Senate — but doing it by the book

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Sometimes, the way around the established traditions of the Texas Senate is to be found in the least...


Beto O\'Rourke keeps up suspense with days until anticipated 2020 decision

Beto O'Rourke keeps up suspense with days until anticipated 2020 decision

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The former congressman and U.S. Senate nominee is still hoping to make up his mind about the presidential...


State lawyers defend handling of Texas voter citizenship review; suggest some county officials broke the law

State lawyers defend handling of Texas voter citizenship review; suggest some county officials broke the law

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An assistant attorney general said counties should have first reviewed their lists of flagged voters...


Why owners of food truck Paperboy paid up for a brand new space in East Austin

Why owners of food truck Paperboy paid up for a brand new space in East Austin

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Paperboy co-owner Ryan Harms said owning a brick-and-brick restaurant was the goal when he first opened...


After state leaders’ unified rollout, 2.5 percent rollback rate on property tax bill looks unlikely to stick

After state leaders’ unified rollout, 2.5 percent rollback rate on property tax bill looks unlikely to stick

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Weeks after state leaders trumpeted a consensus property tax reform proposal, few seem married to the...


Texas could legalize breweries to sell beer-to-go as rare alliance takes shape at State Capitol

Texas could legalize breweries to sell beer-to-go as rare alliance takes shape at State Capitol

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This session is shaping up to be a busy one for the Texas alcohol industry.


Austin\'s cookie delivery company keeps on expanding

Austin's cookie delivery company keeps on expanding

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Tiff's Treats is baking up two Charlotte, North Carolina, locations. Retired tennis star Andy Roddick...


Torchy\'s Tacos to open third San Antonio location

Torchy's Tacos to open third San Antonio location

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Austin-based architecture firm Designtrait is on board for the 6,789-square-foot renovation of a former...


Facebook moderators at Accenture complain about working conditions

Facebook moderators at Accenture complain about working conditions

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A group of contractors tasked with moderating graphic and disturbing content on Facebook claim their...


Should revamped state hospital campus include housing, amenities? One group thinks so

Should revamped state hospital campus include housing, amenities? One group thinks so

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Friends of Hyde Park leaders call the current plans to transform the campus of the state-run mental...


A state report says a Texas inmate died from heat last year. Prison officials contest that finding.

A state report says a Texas inmate died from heat last year. Prison officials contest that finding.

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A recent in-custody death report said an inmate died from hyperthermia in July, but Texas prison officials...


Texas community colleges warn they may consider tuition hikes in the face of property tax reform

Texas community colleges warn they may consider tuition hikes in the face of property tax reform

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Property taxes are one of three main sources of revenue for community colleges. If growth in those taxes...


For the second time, U.S. Supreme Court reverses death sentence decision for Texas inmate Bobby Moore

For the second time, U.S. Supreme Court reverses death sentence decision for Texas inmate Bobby Moore

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This time, the majority of the justices said Moore has shown he is intellectually disabled.


In the money Feb. 19: Nearly $26M in deals reported by software, retail startups

In the money Feb. 19: Nearly $26M in deals reported by software, retail startups

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Check out the latest funding announcements and filings hitting the Austin area. Last week we noticed...


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