Two electric scooter operators — Bird Rides and LimeBike — launched in Austin before the city could roll out a permitting process. The scooters vanished from city streets after the city council cracked down on the companies.
The Alamo has become a central focus in the GOP race for land commissioner. Challengers say that under the leadership of incumbent George P. Bush, the General Land Office's management of the Alamo has been mishandled. Representatives for the land office say the Alamo plan is often misconstrued.
George P. Bush, whose agency took over running the iconic Texas landmark from the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in 2015, says a "doctored" audit led to the investigation — but won't say how it was doctored.
The open enrollment period to buy health insurance through the federal government ends Dec. 15. With the enrollment window cut in half and Trump administration limitations on the budget, more Texans could go uninsured.