Two conservatives make bids in West Austin’s District 10

While D10 may still be friendlier to conservatives than most other parts of Austin, the national GOP has undoubtedly suffered a setback here due to Trump's unpopularity among educated suburbanites. This is definitely the kind of place that has drifted blue as the GOP has increasingly become the party of the white working class.

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Council considers going half-way on APD cuts

It looks like there is a consensus on City Council in support of a few big cuts to the APD budget. But there is also hesitancy about pushing forward with major restructuring of the department before the September budget deadline, especially considering the apparent resistance from feet-dragging from city staff.

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