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Gov. Greg Abbott names school finance, property tax reform emergency items

Gov. Greg Abbott names school finance, property tax reform emergency items

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Abbott focused on bread-and-butter policy forms in a forum that has often featured a lot of red meat.


Baylor Scott & White merger with Memorial Hermann called off

Baylor Scott & White merger with Memorial Hermann called off

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The planned merger between Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System and Dallas-based Baylor Scott...


TribCast: Texas voter citizenship review, Empower Texans\' Senate media pass, the 2020 congressional battlefield

TribCast: Texas voter citizenship review, Empower Texans' Senate media pass, the 2020 congressional battlefield

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On this week’s Texas Tribune TribCast, Patrick talks to Evan, Alexa and Emma about the secretary...


Celebrated BBQ guru picks tiny suburb for first standalone eatery

Celebrated BBQ guru picks tiny suburb for first standalone eatery

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Acclaimed barbecuer Tom Micklethwait is opening his first brick-and-mortar location east of Austin in...


Texas film in focus: \'Alita\' is state\'s latest blockbuster but withering incentives worry industry

Texas film in focus: 'Alita' is state's latest blockbuster but withering incentives worry industry

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Film incentives are again a hot topic at the Texas Capitol. What does the program actually pay for,...


ATX Seed Ventures pours capital into Houston startup

ATX Seed Ventures pours capital into Houston startup

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A local software firm that provides human resources services nabbed a $7 million series A funding round...


The BLAKE Act falls short of applying to its namesake, Blake Farenthold

The BLAKE Act falls short of applying to its namesake, Blake Farenthold

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The bill, written to to prevent members of Congress from lobbying if they use taxpayer funds without...


Gov. Abbott, other Texas officials urge feds to clear way for Harvey money

Gov. Abbott, other Texas officials urge feds to clear way for Harvey money

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The state has been waiting for more than a year for the federal government to set rules for how $4.3...


Meg Whitman to leave Hewlett Packard Enterprise board

Meg Whitman to leave Hewlett Packard Enterprise board

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Meg Whitman will not stand for re-election to the board of Palo Alto, California-based Hewlett Packard...


Courts have called Texas bail practices unconstitutional. Will that push this year\'s reform efforts to success?

Courts have called Texas bail practices unconstitutional. Will that push this year's reform efforts to success?

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Two years after a bail reform bill died in the Legislature, new bail legislation has other factors working...


It\'s official: Punch Bowl Social signs lease in downtown Austin

It's official: Punch Bowl Social signs lease in downtown Austin

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Punch Bowl Social will open its second Austin location in the Scarbrough Building, a historic office...


IKEA to open soon south of Austin

IKEA to open soon south of Austin

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Central Texans will soon have two IKEA options — one north of Austin and a newer one to the south....


Why the CEO of a home-selling website that\'s raised $75M moved to Austin

Why the CEO of a home-selling website that's raised $75M moved to Austin

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Since launching in Austin a year ago, REX, a tech-focused real estate brokerage, has grown to 25 employees...


What Austin\'s new flights to Canada mean for businesspeople

What Austin's new flights to Canada mean for businesspeople

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Austin-Bergstrom International Airport leader Jim Smith said more flights to Toronto will help business...


VC firm that invested in Aceable, Favor closes $21M round, looks for more startups to back

VC firm that invested in Aceable, Favor closes $21M round, looks for more startups to back

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San Antonio-based Active Capital last week closed on its first fund of $21.5 million earmarked for technology...


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