The city's Homeless Strategy Officer is transitioning to a consultant role due to "family obligations."
In the letter, Governor Abbott states that the homeless crisis poses "substantial public health and safety problems that must be addressed by the City Council."
Jaime Masters of Kansas City, Missouri will assume the role of Commissioner of DFPS starting on December 2, 2019.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler spoke a little differently Saturday about the letter Governor Greg Abbott sent him earlier this week calling on the city to end its homeless crisis.
Sheriff Chody is alleging that the homeless ordinances in Austin are starting to affect the surrounding areas.
Council Member Casar, who spearheaded legalizing camping, sitting and lying, says it would be great to have the state's help.
Mayor Alder doesn’t see a letter from Governor Greg Abbot's office as a threat but instead welcomes the state assistance.
The governor is demanding the council address the growing homelessness crisis by November 1, 2019.
Governor Greg Abbott has unveiled his Texas Safety Action Report following weeks of meetings with nearly 50 experts in the aftermath of the mass shootings in El Paso and Odessa.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill into law that would create a statewide database for tracking repeat sex offenders.
In a letter, Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, and Attorney General Ken Paxton, say county and district attorneys dismissing marijuana related cases, have misunderstood the new legislation they’re using to justify dropping cases.
The City of Austin turned off red light cameras Tuesday after Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill banning them in the state.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott says he supports efforts to bring back the rivalry football game between the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies.
Governor Greg Abbott announced Tuesday, that he's calling state lawmakers back to Austin.
Texas' top criminal appeals court put a hold on the execution of death row inmate Rodney Reed Monday. He was found guilty of killing 19-year-old Stacey Stites nearly 20 years ago in Bastrop County....
At the Texas State Capitol Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott once again said he'll keep fighting against President Obama's immigration plan.
Governor Greg Abbott has given his first State of the State Address before a joint session of the State House and Senate.
Governor Greg Abbott issued an early warning to state lawmakers working on the budget.
Governor Abbott weighed in Friday on recent ugly confrontations at the state capitol during rallies for gun rights and the Muslim community.
Governor Greg Abbott is planning to abolish Rick Perry's program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups and was beset by bankruptcies and transparency issues.