It remained unclear late Friday afternoon whether - come midnight - the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will remain open for business as usual, or start furloughing employees. The U.S House of Representatives rejected a bill that would have funded the agency for three weeks while lawmakers try to hash out an ongoing dispute over President Obama's executive action on immigration.
Texas Tribune, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 07:27 PM
Fiber-optic cable is made up of strands of optically pure glass as thin as a human hair that carry digital information at the speed of light over long distances. Grande Communications Inc. will roll out new high-speed Internet options for some parts of San Antonio on March 3. The San Marcos-based broadband communications company plans to deploy 1-gigabit, or 1G, Internet service to the Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills neighborhoods at no additional cost.
Business Journal, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 01:54 PM
Saturday is the last day to grab a burger at a popular Congress Avenue spot before it makes way for a new hotel project. Wholly Cow Burgers will be moving from the corner of Seventh Street and Congress Avenue.
KXAN-TV Austin, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 01:13 PM
Rev. Darryl Edwards is pictured with family members in front of the Fannin Street United Methodist Church in a recent photo. GOLIAD - Shelia Edwards placed her hands on her brother, Rev.
The Countywide, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 12:23 PM
B's future Bellaire location could be modeled after the Nogalitos store in San Antonio, which is 60,000 square feet and sits atop a parking garage. The new Nogalitos location incorporated a portion of the former building's art deco design.
Business Journal, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 10:03 AM
In the latest effort by conservatives to fight what they see as overreach by the United Nations, two Texas Republican lawmakers have filed legislation aimed at a nonbinding plan for sustainable development that the United States and more than 100 other countries signed in 1992. The plan is known as Agenda 21 , and it seeks to encourage governments to promote environmentally friendly development such as preserving open spaces and discouraging urban sprawl.
The Washington Post, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 08:45 AM
The ongoing drumbeat of Texas leaders' demands that the Obama administration pay to secure the Texas-Mexico border came close to derailing the message of a two-day conference in Austin to share best practices in the energy and technology sector. Mexico's new president Pena Nieto is pushing a progressive multi-sector business reform agenda , including passage of legislation that will bring private investment to the country's energy sector for the first time.
Business Journal, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 08:28 AM