Friday, July 27, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Talking talent, and why Austin companies can’t find enough workers

On top of complimentary food, coffee and other treats, music rooms for relaxing, and other perks typical of the Silicon Valley digital life, Austin-based job search firm Indeed has had to become something of a transit provider while trying to…

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

IndyAustin targets stadium proposal, suggests petition for referendum

The local political action committee that helped to force an upcoming public vote on the implementation of CodeNEXT has set its sights on the city’s McKalla Place property and the push to build a professional soccer stadium there.IndyAustin is in…

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by Jack Craver

Spirit of East Austin lives on

After a lengthy public engagement process, the city of Austin has released a report detailing key steps the city can take to improve services and quality of life for those living in Austin’s “eastern crescent.”During the spring of 2017, city…

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by KUT News

With plastic bag ban in the trash, Austin pushes campaign on reducing waste

Austin says it is still committed to reducing plastic waste despite a Texas Supreme Court ruling last month that forced it to end its ban on single-use plastic bags.The city says it’s continuing efforts toward its Zero Waste goal, a…

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Economic development corp. stands out as answer to creative space crunch

A long-burgeoning effort to have the city create an economic development corporation that would help public and private entities to partner on ambitious development projects may be the best solution to help Austin’s creative community address a rapidly worsening space…

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Jessi Devenyns

Despite water bill debacle, Austin’s utility customer service rating remains unharmed

The wounds that last fall’s water bill catastrophe left behind had the potential to open up once again as Austin Energy reviewed its customer service ratings and presented the findings at the July 16 meeting of the Electric Utility Commission.“Didn’t we…

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