Tag Archives: Austin
More than 2.6 million Americans and 287,000 Texans are paid at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Hundreds of Texas workers joined a national day of action for a $15 minimum wage and union representation despite a political climate hostile to labor....Read More
In this edition of Strangest State, featuring weird news from far-flung Texas: Beer is the "devil's draft" in Canyon, plus "clown busters" in Amarillo....Read More
Demonstrators held signs reading 'We stand with our Muslim neighbors,' 'Jews reject Trump' and "you make America great.'
A crowd of 300 Austin demonstrators gathered Friday at Nueces Mosque to show solidarity with Muslim Americans after a spate of anti-Muslim incidents....Read More
Steve Adler said the task force will focus on institutional racism, rather than individual attitudes.
“Don’t be afraid to break some eggs,” Mayor Adler instructed task force leaders during a Wednesday afternoon press conference. “And don’t be afraid to...Read More
Several hundred people — many of them wearing “Don’t mess with Texas families” T-shirts — assembled at Austin City Hall Sunday morning, in support of ...Read More
AUSTIN — When asked about the presidential election, a man who identified himself only as Zion responded, “Didn’t you hear about the guy on the corner wit...Read More
'I just don’t like Hillary personally,' said one voter, who voted Trump at the top and Dems down ballot.
'I just don’t like Hillary personally,' said one Del Valle voter, who voted Donald Trump at the top and Democrats down ballot....Read More
The Lite Guv renews his crusade concerning transgender Texans' bathroom use, and a trans man files suit against Houston cops alleging ill treatment....Read More
Texas Greens say a vote for Stein isn’t a vote for Trump, promote down-ballot candidates.
Texas Greens say a vote for Stein isn’t a vote for Trump, promote down-ballot candidates....Read More