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Battle lines drawn at Capitol for latest property tax skirmish

Battle lines drawn at Capitol for latest property tax skirmish

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Ellen Troxclair, a former Austin City Council member who's now working for the conservative TPPF, didn't...


With eager candidates waiting in the wings, Texas Supreme Court slot sits open

With eager candidates waiting in the wings, Texas Supreme Court slot sits open

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An appointment to the high court would require a two-thirds confirmation vote, potentially handing Texas...


Analysis: A green appointee’s harsh introduction to Texas election politics

Analysis: A green appointee’s harsh introduction to Texas election politics

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Between his office's bungled efforts to find noncitizens among the state's registered voters and Democrats...


Texas’ savings account is poised to hit $15 billion. How much will lawmakers spend?

Texas’ savings account is poised to hit $15 billion. How much will lawmakers spend?

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As lawmakers debate costly investments in property tax reduction and public schools, they're eyeing...


2 execs to know: EverlyWell lands exec from Pinterest; Doublehorn promotes COO

2 execs to know: EverlyWell lands exec from Pinterest; Doublehorn promotes COO

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Catch up with some of the latest personnel moves in Austin business, including a former exec with Pinterest...


Viewpoint: Texas needs to stay on track for clean energy

Viewpoint: Texas needs to stay on track for clean energy

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"The Texas Legislature has an opportunity this session to build on that momentum by staying the course...


Journal Profile: Jay B. Sauceda is a CEO who blends laughter and logistics

Journal Profile: Jay B. Sauceda is a CEO who blends laughter and logistics

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Jay B. Sauceda is an Austin e-commerce, CEO, marketing whiz and accomplished photographer, with work...


M&A outlook: After 2018\'s love fest, experts worry corporate marriages will hit rocky times in 2019

M&A outlook: After 2018's love fest, experts worry corporate marriages will hit rocky times in 2019

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All good things must eventually come to an end — that includes the years-long bull market for...


Lakeside Hill Country resort shows off $70M renovation

Lakeside Hill Country resort shows off $70M renovation

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After more than two years, a $70 million renovation of Horseshoe Bay Resort and its golf courses is...


Small startup uses Indian tech talent to bite into booming digital advertising market

Small startup uses Indian tech talent to bite into booming digital advertising market

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By keeping much of its software team overseas, executives aim to keep labor costs low while building...


Google Fiber to be turned off in Louisville; Other cities appear safe

Google Fiber to be turned off in Louisville; Other cities appear safe

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Louisville's Google Fiber will be turned off in April but the high-speed internet connections it offers...


5 companies, 10 affordable-housing developments win Austin\'s support for important tax credits

5 companies, 10 affordable-housing developments win Austin's support for important tax credits

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Austin City Council endorsed a variety of affordable housing developments in its pursuit of low-income...


Point of Order: Everybody hates property taxes

Point of Order: Everybody hates property taxes

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In the latest episode of our podcast about the 86th Legislature, Evan Smith talks with state Sen. Paul...


Texas Secretary of State David Whitley defends releasing flawed data about voter citizenship review

Texas Secretary of State David Whitley defends releasing flawed data about voter citizenship review

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At his confirmation hearing, Whitley faced tough questioning from Democrats over his decision to erroneously...


$66B banking merger would create new national financial powerhouse

$66B banking merger would create new national financial powerhouse

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BB&T Corp. — which has more than a dozen branches and millions of dollars of deposits in Austin...


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