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Austin Mayor’s Plan to Help Homeless Downtown

Austin Mayor’s Plan to Help Homeless Downtown

Austin’s mayor, Steve Adler, has a plan to fix homelessness downtown, the Austin Business Journal reports.   The plan starts with increasing the hotel tax by 2 percentage points to 17%, which is the maximum amount allowed in Texas, and then using that extra income to...
Austin Named #2 Best Place for Entrepreneurs

Austin Named #2 Best Place for Entrepreneurs

After being number one for the past two years on the Kauffman Foundation’s ranking of the best cities to start a new business, Austin has fallen to the number two spot, the Austin Business Journal reports. There were 51 new small business owners for every 100,000...