Latest Headlines for Tuesday, June 22

Wednesday, May 4, 2005 by

Ranchers decry Trans Transit Corridor

Strayhorn blasts Perry and "Trans-Texas Catastrophe" In a made-for-the-media rally on the south steps of the State Capitol yesterday, State Comptroller Carol Keeton Strayhorn led a sizeable audience gathered to denounce the Trans-Texas Corridor (TTC), and its biggest proponent, Gov.…

Tuesday, May 3, 2005 by

Hays County joins struggle for water rules

Rep. Rodriguez once again delays takings bill Northern Hays County has become ground zero in the battle between the state and municipalities over water quality and land use regulations. Rapid population growth in an area that just a decade ago…

Monday, May 2, 2005 by

Manager proposes citywide employee bonus

Futrell says 2 percent would be one-time boost on top of raise City Manager Toby Futrell is proposing to give all city employees—except those involved in public safety—a 2 percent one-time bonus this year to try to bridge the gap…

Friday, April 29, 2005 by

Bill threatens SOS ordinance

Armbrister proposal would make TCEQ creator of all water quality standards Senate Bill 1858, written by Sen. Ken Armbrister (D-Victoria) and presented to the Senate Natural Resources Committee yesterday, threatens to kill Austin’s SOS Ordinance by turning the creation of…

Thursday, April 28, 2005 by

Panel rejects landfill contract

SWAC cites lack of information on 65-year contract with IESI Escalating a confrontation that has been building for the past seven months, the city Solid Waste Advisor Commission unanimously refused last night to recommend a proposed contract for a private…

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 by

Hays residents want rock quarry crushed

Citizens say facility brings traffic problems, threatens air, water quality Saying their quality of life is threatened by a rock quarry, more than 100 Northern Hays County citizens and elected officials held a Town Hall meeting last night to plot…