Ari Auber, Texas Tribune http://kut.org en Texas Voters Face Ballot Proposal on Water Quality http://kut.org/post/texas-voters-face-ballot-proposal-water-quality <p>If Texans pass&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/sampleballot2011.pdf" style="color: rgb(0, 137, 144); " target="_self">Proposition 8</a>&nbsp;on the ballot next month, they will authorize a possible way to keep the water clean in the dried-out state in exchange for a reduced property tax bill.</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:03:47 +0000 Ari Auber, Texas Tribune 2825 at http://kut.org Texas Voters Face Ballot Proposal on Water Quality Anti-Abortion Measure Targets Travis County http://kut.org/post/anti-abortion-measure-targets-travis-county <p>An amendment that conservative state lawmakers hoped would wipe out the only taxpayer-funded elective abortions in Texas ultimately might not do much at all.</p><p>One of many tacked onto an omnibus health care bill during the Legislature&#39;s special session in June, the amendment by Rep. <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/wayne-christian/">Wayne Christian</a>, R-Center, aims to remove state funding from any hospital district &mdash; a health care system financed by city or county tax dollars &ndash; that provides elective abortions.</p> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 17:13:35 +0000 Ari Auber, Texas Tribune 1999 at http://kut.org Anti-Abortion Measure Targets Travis County