Vice President Pence spoke to 34 governors in Austin yesterday. He was the keynote speaker at the annual Republican Governors conference.
The House of Representatives passed a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill yesterday that would cut tax rates on corporations and private businesses, overhaul the individual tax code and eliminate taxes on wealthy heirs. The bill faces a tough challenge in the Senate where they are working on a different bill and trying to build consensus.
The peak of the Leonid meteor shower will be visible late tonight and early tomorrow morning. You’ll be able to see 10 to 20 meteors an hour. The best time to watch is between the hours of midnight and dawn.
As the population of Austin continues to boom, so does the traffic. The busiest highways: 183 South, Loop 360, Interstate 35 and MoPac. Work on 183 is already underway to create a north-south alternative to interstate 35. Crews broke ground on 183 South project last year and have been working ever since to make it a non-stop, signal-free road.