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Austin's homeless residents say Abbott's intervention is a short-term setback without a long-term solution

TxDOT began removing property and debris from under Austin's highways as the number of places Austin ordinances let homeless people camp dwindles.

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New Texas election process has Democrats expecting a delay in Super Tuesday delegate totals

Democratic leaders say the Texas secretary of state's office told them that a full accounting of how many delegates each presidential contender wins won't be available on election night. But the secretary of state's office says it does plan to have the results tabulated.

The 10 Proposed Amendments Explained

With election day starting on November 5, Texas residents will get to vote on which newly proposed amendment will be implemented into the Texas Constitution. There will be a total of 11 amendments …

Crystal Mason’s ballot was never counted. Will she still serve five years in prison for illegally voting?

Crystal Mason’s ballot was never counted. Will she still serve five years in prison for illegally voting? Her lawyers say if her sentence stands, it could discourage low-information voters from going to the polls at all.

Turnout among young Texas voters exploded in 2018. Groups want to make it even bigger in 2020.

Texas has one of the worst voter participation rates — and youth voter turnout is particularly dire. But some see "a lot of potential" as one in three Texas voters are expected to be younger than 30 by 2022.

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Fed is headed for two quarter-point rate cuts this year: Survey

Economists now expect the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates multiple times this year – coming round to the view held by investors, though they haven't gotten all the way there …

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