“Classrooms not bathrooms,” echoed the chants of more than 100 people throughout the Capitol rotunda Tuesday afternoon as a coalition of protesters stood in opposition to Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s special session agenda.
Bicycle accidents in Austin have decreased by nearly one-third over the past five years, yet several areas of the city remain just as dangerous to cyclists, according to data from Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services.
A lack of transportation can be a profound barrier for patients who need health care, so in early August, a pilot program will be giving free rides to eligible Travis County residents to and from medical appointments.
Celebrations replete with rainbow flags and tear-stained cheeks erupted across the country two years ago after a long awaited decision that profoundly impacted the lives of LGBTQ people and the history of the nation.
Inspired by the “Taco Truck at Every Mosque” campaign that began in Santa Ana, California, the Nueces Mosque in West Campus hosted a community gathering Tuesday night to connect and show solidarity within the Latino community.
After President Donald Trump announced U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, Austin Mayor Steve Adler was among eight mayors across the country who pledged to adopt climate policies without the federal government.