IN DEPTH: Hays County, Travis Audubon demand full, public environmental review in legal challenge to Permian Highway Pipeline

Local opponents of the Permian Highway pipeline have taken a second major legal action to try to push the company developing the project into conducting a full and public environmental...

Travis County’s public defender plan falls short without 24/7 representation, lawyers say – News – Austin American-Statesman

Travis County's yearlong wait for a public defender's office comes down to a do-or-die vote Tuesday at a time when defense lawyers are expressing indignation over not getting a key function they thought the office would...

Travis DA Moore resigns from sex assault task force, citing criticism over cases – News – Austin American-Statesman

Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore has resigned before starting any work on a statewide task force aimed at developing best practices for sexual assault prosecutions, citing backlash from critics who say her...