Criminal Justice

Austin lawmakers push bill to alleviate fentanyl crisis

Legislators from Austin are helping lead a bipartisan push to legalize fentanyl test strips, which can help drug users know whether they’re about to take a potentially deadly dose of fentanyl.

What’s next for policing in Austin?

The status of APD staffing and funding after the resounding defeat of Prop AThe defeat of Proposition A in the election November 2nd repudiates...

Overhaul of state bail system on the rocks after Democrats break quorum

Austin advocacy groups opposed bill as a threat to indigent defendants A proposal for overhauling the Texas bail system gained steam at the legislature over...

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