Travis County GOP executive director Brian Ruddle and Drew McAngus, a sergeant deputy constable with Travis County, share their opinions on SB 987.
The possibility of a statewide ban comes as Austin leaders have been meeting at a summit to develop a new strategy to address the area's homeless struggles.
TxDOT began removing existing structures at the state-owned campsite for people experiencing homelessness near US 183 and SH 71 in Austin.
A city in California says they’ve found a way to help keep homeless camps in their jurisdiction clean by paying the people who live there to pick up their garbage.
Dianna Grey took the homeless strategy officer job three months ago in Austin. She said a lot has already begun to transpire since day one.
A Texas House committee is set to take up legislation that would make it harder for cities to buy hotels and convert them into housing for the homeless.
The wheels are now beginning to turn on an Austin City Council-approved plan to address the homeless camping issue.
A fire at the Buford Tower in downtown Austin has been ruled incendiary and its exact cause is still under investigation.
The Austin Fire Department says it has responded to three fires in homeless camps in the last 24 hours.
Kellie Jones, seated next to her tent, couldn’t react as swiftly, but apparently had nothing to do with the men's dispute. Homeless advocates say the violence underscores the need for sanctioned camps and safe parking, at least until permanent housing solutions are found.
Rebecca Thomas talks to Lynn Meredith, the summit chair, about the different recommendations Austin has been giving to change its approach to homelessness.
Two Senate bills have been filed in response to Austin's plan to purchase the Candlewood Suites hotel to convert into housing for the homeless.
Quiana Fisher, the co-chair of the racial equity task group formed by ECHO, joins Rebecca Thomas to talk about systemic racism.
The Texas Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of Save Austin Now PAC's lawsuit alleging that ballot language passed by the Austin City Council was unfair, prejudicial, and distorts the actual petition language
Republican Texas State Rep. Bryan Slaton has filed a bill in the Texas House of Representatives asking that a portion of I-35 in Austin be renamed the Steve Adler Public Restroom Highway.
On Tuesday, the Austin City Council called a special election for eight propositions, including the homeless camping ban.
An arctic blast reaching all the way down to Texas could drop Austin temperatures into the teens Sunday.
Williamson County and the city of Austin are in dispute over the decision to buy a hotel in Northwest Austin and convert it into a homeless shelter.
Austin City Council will decide whether to adopt a new petition to reinstate the camping ban or send it to voters in May.
Some Williamson County officials as well as Austin council members met in Northwest Austin for a tour of the proposed location for a homeless hotel