# Austin texas
These Texas Companies Support Women who want an Abortion
After the historic announcement by the Supreme Court last Friday on Roe vs. Wade, several companies Texas have made its own policy for employees. These companies include American Express, Bank of America, and Goldman Sachs, who said they would cover employee travel costs out of state. Others, such as Apple, Starbucks, Lyft, and Yelp reiterated previous announcements taking similar action. Outdoor clothing maker Patagonia also went so far as to post on LinkedIn Friday that it would provide “training and bail for those who peacefully protest for reproductive justice” and time off to vote.
This New High School Prospect could Change the Longhorns Future
With a famous name and well-known relatives who played in the NFL, this high school prospect could change the near future for the Texas Longhorns. Arch Manning, is the grandson of NFL Hall of Famer Archie Manning, and he is the nephew of Super Bowl Champions Peyton and Eli Manning.
16 Texas Mayors Propose Gun Legislation to Governor Abbott
On Tuesday, Texas Mayors urged Texas Governor Greg Abbott to propose a special session on gun reform, mental health, and school safety. The bipartisan group included 16 Texas Mayors from Austin, Houston. Dallas, San Antonio, El Paso, and others.
New Non-Profit Serves Local Startup Investor Community
Accompanying Austin’s astronomical business growth in the past few years is a newly minted startup investor community aimed at catering specifically to the dual needs of local investors and the greater venture community.
Texas could go from red to blue in this year's election for governor
Historically, Texas has actually been a blue state rather than red. It was only until former Governor William P. Clements won as a Republican in 1971 with a brief stint of Democratic power for four years with Governor Dorothy Ann Williams Richards holding the seat from 1991 to 1995.
Last Grill & Chill on the Lawn at Magdalena House
May's Grill & Chill On the Lawn is coming to an end with the very last Tuesday of the month. Now is your last chance to catch the classic cookout at Hotel Magdalena downtown, a popular local tradition involving unlimited grill eats, wine flights and grass-friendly lawn games.
Local Initiative Provides Necessities for Afghan Refugee Families
Families in central Austin are banding together to offer continued financial aid and emotional support for Afghani refugee families who fled their war-torn nation last summer. One co-creator of the GoFundMe account recently introduced the initiative via local social media forms:
Texas Governor Abbott plans to visit 60 locations in less than 60 days
Governor Greg Abbott is launching his reelection campaign and also plans to visit cities in Texas over the next two months. Abbott is getting ready for the Republican primary which is scheduled for March 1.
Find outdoor adventure in Austin with these amazing things to do
They say everything is bigger in Texas! Combined with the gorgeous skies, rolling hills, and cowboy boots; you can add outdoor adventures to that list too! Because these adventures are no doubt, as big and fun as they come! One of my trips to the lone star state in recent years was overflowing with adventurous amazing things to do in Austin, Texas! These fun escapades include exploring a new trail (one we’ve never hiked before) at Colorado Bend State Park, hiking and kayaking at Lady Bird Lake (Lake Austin), and much more! Here are the details of fun things to do in Austin that you might want to add to your next trip to Texas!