Donald Trump has offered the position of U.S. attorney general to Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions. Sessions earned Trump’s favor after becoming the first GOP senator to officially endorse the candidate during the Republican primary.
More retailers are hanging up a ‘Closed’ sign on Thanksgiving Day this year.
Two top City of Austin positions now open—‘Losing Art Acevedo as our Police Chief is a huge deal,’ said Mayor Steve Adler during a news conference Thursday afternoon. ‘Replacing him is going to be a daunting task.’ And that task is on top of the most critical personnel hire this council will have to make, selecting a new city manager. Three months ago Marc Ott announced he was ending his eight-year tenure to lead the International City/County Management Association. Could name an interim police chief as early as today and as late as next week.
Robbery and burglary cases are down close to 40 percent. Crime rates down under Chief Acevedo’s watch That’s despite a population growth of close to 200,000.
Uber proposes optional fingerprinting structure to Austin city leaders–Ridesharing company says it took the wrong approach to fighting Prop One, and they are trying to set a new tone. Uber says they could be operating in Austin again either right before the legislative session reconvenes in January, or right after the sessions ends.