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Boil Water Notice, Emergency Restrictions Still in Place

For immediate release: October 23, 2018 Contact: Emergency Operations Center Media Hotline (512) 974-6162 Boil Water Notice, Emergency Restrictions Still in Place Boil water and emergency conservation notices are still in place for all Austin Water customers. Residents are encouraged…
Standing up Against Family Separation, Our Nation’s Shame

“Rep. Doggett speaks out at the Republic Square rally against President Trump’s new policy to forcibly remove children from their asylum-seeking parents.” By: Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) This Immigrant Heritage Month, we must confront our Nation’s shame: Trump’s new policy…
Victory for Children’s Health!

For over a decade PODER has worked to close the Pure Castings industrial metal foundry, located at 2110 E. 4th Street.  It was located feet from Zavala Elementary School and its pre-school playground and in a residential area.  Pure Castings…
Supreme Court Ruling Sanctions Voter Suppression

Civil and Human Rights Groups Cite Ruling as Major Problem for Communities of Color Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the civil rights fight against voter suppression tactics in a 5-4 ruling in Husted…