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11 News Houston
APD hopes body cameras will provide more transparencyby the department. Copies will not be made unless the person requesting the co
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
by the department. Copies will not be made unless the person requesting the copy is authorized to view the recording. The Austin City Council approved $3 million in the 2016-2017 budget for the body cameras, but the department did not get them... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
APD hopes body cameras will provide more transparencyby the department. Copies will not be made unless the person requesting the co
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
by the department. Copies will not be made unless the person requesting the copy is authorized to view the recording. The Austin City Council approved $3 million in the 2016-2017 budget for the body cameras, but the department did not get them... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Austin Animal Services Office breaks new record saving livesa new record of 97.9 percent lives saved in 2017, breaking last year's record-b
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
a new record of 97.9 percent lives saved in 2017, breaking last year's record-breaking number of 96.4 percent. The Austin City Council passed a resolution in 2010 that required the Animal Services Office to maintain a lifesaving rate... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Mayor Steve Adler pledges to keep Austin culture, values in re-election campaignexpanded widely. Mayor Adler's only declared opponent is Laura Morrison who fi
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 7 days ago
expanded widely. Mayor Adler's only declared opponent is Laura Morrison who filed to run last week. Morrison served on the Austin City Council from 2008 to 2014 -- just before Adler became Mayor. The last time Austin had a female mayor was back in... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
ATCEMS hopeful for new city contract this yearBeing an EMS worker is not an easy job, and now some believe it’s going to get
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 10 days ago
Being an EMS worker is not an easy job, and now some believe it’s going to get a lot harder without a new contract with Austin City Council. Tony Marquardt, president of the Austin-Travis County EMS Employee Association, said the association's... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Police could enforce trespassing laws under South Austin overpass under new programif Austin's city council approves a new agreement next month between the City a
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 days ago
if Austin's city council approves a new agreement next month between the City and the Texas Department of Transportation. Austin City Council Member Ann Kitchen is behind this new pilot program. It would give officers the jurisdiction to enforce... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Former Council Member Laura Morrison files to run for Mayor of Austinand only the second person to hold the position since the City was founded in 1
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 days ago
and only the second person to hold the position since the City was founded in 1839. Morrison has served two terms on the Austin City Council since she was elected in 2008. “I’m running for mayor to reset that path that Austin is on, so that our... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Taxpayers shouldn’t subsidize failing coalJT Deely coal plant by the end of 2018, and reiterated its decision after Trump
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
JT Deely coal plant by the end of 2018, and reiterated its decision after Trump’s executive order in March on the CPP. The Austin City Council voted in 2014 to begin phasing out of the city’s share of the coal-powered Fayette Power Project starting... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Renewable energy to become majority in AustinThe Austin City Council has reached an agreement to have Austin Energy provide
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted a month ago
The Austin City Council has reached an agreement to have Austin Energy provide a slim majority of its power from renewable resources by the end of the decade. The Austin City Council on Dec. 14 approved a contract for the utility to purchase a new... Read more

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