Lake Travis - Westlake
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Although the area is showing signs of recovery, officials said the expiration of a crucial federal program will complicate unemployment.
Travis County County commissioners voted July 14 to approve millions of dollars in possible tax rebates for the electric carmaker.
Travis County updates Tesla incentive package, pushing for $1 billion-plus investment from the company
Poised for a possible July 13 vote, Travis County has released a refined incentives structure proposal with electric carmaker Tesla.
Western Travis County cities could be approaching a rebound in sales tax revenue amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The school district's July 9 vote could yield Tesla around $46.4 million in tax abatements if the company chooses Travis County as its next factory site.
Lakeway officials commenced budget discussions during the July 6 City Council meeting
The Texas comptroller's office has released June sales tax revenue figures.
Texans receiving unemployment benefits will have a little extra time before they have to prove they are actively looking for work to continue receiving state assistance.
The lawsuit was filed in Travis County District Court by Jared Woodfill, a Houston attorney who has led previous legal efforts opposing Abbott’s other shutdown orders during the pandemic.
Amid recent spikes in local coronavirus cases, Lakeway Mayor Sandy Cox's weekly update June 18 began with a discussion of hospital capacity.
The Texas Comptroller's Office released city-by-city numbers for April sales tax revenue June 10, displaying decreases throughout western Travis County.
Unemployment recipients will have to start documenting their efforts to find a new job July 6, with the first reports due July 19.
ZIP codes in the Lake Travis-Westlake region reported significantly fewer claims than those in other areas of Texas.
Lakeway Mayor Sandy Cox updated residents on several matters during a live address via the city's Facebook page June 11.
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Following the reopening of the Texas economy in May, unemployment claims in Hays County have dropped by about 60% since April, according to data from the Texas Workforce Commission.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport lost nearly all of its passenger flight usage in April as the region dealt with the coronavirus pandemic.
City leaders in Travis County, from Bee Cave to manor, have signed a letter to County Judge Sam Biscoe requesting more than $23 million in federal coronavirus relief funds be released to 21 municipalities as soon as possible.
Some on Austin City Council want more of its $272 million coronavirus relief package to go to residents in need
City Council will determine how much to put toward direct financial assistance at its June 4 meeting.
Preliminary budget forecasts from Central Health show the health care district anticipates a slow down in tax revenue collection growth.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said the state entered the era of the coronavirus in a healthy financial situation, which bodes well for the future as reopening continues, but that Texans are not out of the woods yet.
The layoffs represent 3% of the health system’s workforce.
The University Interscholastic League released guidelines for allowing sports workouts and marching bands to practice.