Your daily dose of Austin
Smartphone image
×
Make your inbox more Austin.
Local news and fun, every day 6am.
Commissioners order Central Health performance audit

(Austonia)

The Travis County Commissioners Court last evening voted 5-0 to unanimously approve Commissioner Margaret Gomez’s motion to order that Central Health undergo an independent performance audit and pay for it.

In effect, this will initiate a revolution in financial accountability for an organization that has collected $2 billion from Travis County taxpayers since it was created in 2004. Much of that money has been distributed to a variety of providers through a nonprofit subsidiary whose records are not accessible under the Texas Public Information Act.

Click here to read the full story from The Austin Bulldog.

Popular

New filing shows Tesla plans to build $1.5M dealership in Austin

(Tesla)

Tesla’s Austin presence is becoming even greater as the automaker plans for a nearly 52,000-square-foot showroom in northeast Austin.

Keep ReadingShow less
Austin entrepreneur teams up with Australian researchers to resurrect the Tasmanian tiger

(Shutterstock)

Genetic engineering company Colossal Biosciences announced it has started de-extinction of the thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger.

Keep ReadingShow less