SummaryMore than 4 million Texans lost power during one of the worst winter storms in recent memory. How did that happen? We cover the basics in our latest guide. Action BoxDonate to the Community Resilience Trust's Emergency Relief Fund to support Austin's unhoused residents. These...

From Environment Texas - Join us at the Governor's Mansion on Tuesday, Jan 8th, at 10am to tell Gov. Abbott that we want him to act on climate change! When asked whether climate change could have worsened the effects of hurricane Harvey, Gov. Abbott said that he’s...

After a short break, the Texas Legislature has returned to Austin for a 30-day special session (which officially began on Tuesday). As a reminder, the Texas Legislature usually only meets for 140 days every other year. That is, unless the governor decides to call them all...

Just over a year after they left Austin, Uber and Lyft have returned to the city (as of Monday, May 29th). That's the day when Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 100, a bill that essentially overturns Austin's local ride-hailing app regulations and replaces them with a...