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Sunday, May 8, 2016 by KUT News

Prop 1 ride-hailing measure is soundly defeated

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft were dealt a stunning blow Saturday, as Austin voters rejected Proposition 1 by a 12-percent margin. The proposition, put on the ballot by a petition circulated by the political action committee backed by Uber and…

Monday, March 14, 2016 by KUT News

Texas Supreme Court denies bid to change ride-hailing ballot language

Austin’s ridesharing vote will go ahead as planned, it seems. The Texas Supreme Court denied a request to order a rewrite of ballot language that Austin voters will consider in May regarding regulations for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft.…

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by KUT News

Suit against APD alleges excessive use of force, racial discrimination in jaywalking arrest

From KUT: A local law firm is suing Austin police officers involved in an incident on Sixth Street downtown early in the morning of Nov. 6, 2015. The lawsuit (embedded below) claims that officers used excessive force and singled out…

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