Austin Mayor Steve Adler Issues Apology After Telling Residents To Stay Home To Stop COVID-19 Spread As He Left For Mexican VacationThe backlash continues after Austin Mayor Steve Adler hosted a wedding in early November, then hopped on a plane bound for Cabo San Lucas -- all this after warning Austinites about an impending COVID-19 surge and urging them to stay home.
Gov. Greg Abbott 'Looking At' Proposal For State Takeover Of Austin Police DepartmentAustin city leaders have approved a plan to take millions of dollars away from the police department and direct the money to social services.
City Of Austin Cancels SXSW Due To Coronavirus Concerns"The show must go on is in our DNA, and this is the first time in 34 years that the March event will not take place," SXSW said.
Ban On Plastic Bags In Austin Draws Mixed FeelingsPlastic is out, along with most paper. Shoppers in Austin will now bring their own bags.