Following ordinance changes that effectively decriminalized, camping, sitting and lying on Austin’s streets this year, Mayor Adler, is hoping that number will be higher.
Is there an increase in homeless crime?
Abbott says in the statement that city leaders have allowed "lawlessness throughout the capital city" resulting in violence against Austin residents/.
Students aren't the only ones at the University of Texas at Austin as classes begin for the spring semester.
Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted to Mayor Steve Adler saying "Give me one day to cut the outrageous spending of taxpayer money and devote it to homeless issues."
A proposal by California Gov. Gavin Newsom that the state spend more than a billion to tackle the homeless crisis has Austin Mayor Steve Adler calling on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to do the same.
Interfaith Action of Central Texas executive director Simone Talma Flowers joins Marcel Clarke to discuss what impact Gov. Abbott's letter will have.
Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak and Progress Texas senior strategist Glenn Smith join Mike Warren to discuss the governor's recent letter on the resettlement of new refugees in Texas.
Governor Abbott attributed her release to her actions in jail, citing her religious turn around saying in part, "...Robbie did not just 'find religion' in jail and then forget about it once she left. Instead, she continues to help guide adolescent girls to make decisions based on Biblical principles and to avoid the pitfalls of drugs and sex."
According to the statement, the organization respects the Governor but believes his decision to reject the refugees is misguided. "It denies people who are fleeing persecution, including religious persecution, from being able to bring their gifts and talents to our state and contribute to the general common good of all Texans."
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the state will reject the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order.
Starting Monday, troopers will patrol two block areas around all state-owned property. Not just downtown but apparently throughout Austin.
In a letter penned to the Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, Governor Abbott has ordered DPS troopers to do extra patrols around state facilities.
Austin Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza says enough with the back and forth on social media.
A recent review, according to Gov. Greg Abbott, indicates state computers have been targeted for retaliation.
Gov. Greg Abbott attended the funeral on Thursday for one of the victims from Sunday's deadly church shooting in White Settlement.
Gov. Greg Abbott and his wife Cecilia stopped by the state homeless campsite to deliver some Thanksgiving food to those spending their holiday there.
Governor Greg Abbott didn't seem very pleased with the update, retweeting an article about the decision with a caption supporting a San Antonio based barbecue restaurant: "I'm headed to Bill Miller's tonight."
Governor Greg Abbott praises Kanye West for visiting a Houston area prison.
On Thursday, Austin City Council is expected to vote on a plan to buy the Rodeway Inn on I-35 in South Austin to start housing people.