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Austin paid sick leave mandate in jeopardy following introduction of new bill

Kenny Phipps, News Editor

November 14, 2018

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Following a larger trend in Texas politics, a state lawmaker introduced a bill Monday that would nullify Austin’s mandate requiring businesses to offer paid sick leave to employees. The ordinance has been held up in state appe...

City audit reveals issues with Austin police’s responses to mental illness

Christine Sanchez, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

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A recent city audit reveals that the City of Austin has the highest rates of shootings targeted at people with mental health issues, according to a report from the Austin-American Statesman. The report shows that people with mental health issues are at a high risk of experiencing violence from police office...

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