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Property value protests set new record
(The Austin Bulldog)

TCAD’s office building at 850 E. Anderson Lane

Property owners left dazed and confused after getting their Notices of Appraised Values in the mail this year reacted predictably. They filed a record 167,869 protests this year, Chief Appraiser Marya Crigler told the board of Travis Central Appraisal District in a meeting Tuesday.

That’s up by nearly 28,000 protests from the number filed in 2021, she said.

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PHOTOS: Texans rally against governor order investigating parents of trans youth

(Bob Daemmrich)

Several hundred Texans from near and far gathered at the front of the Texas Capitol on Tuesday afternoon to protest against the governor's latest directive to state health agencies to investigate gender-affirming care to transgender youth as child abuse.

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UPDATE: Austin's Via 313 employees still hoping for changes from management after weekend protests

Around 100 Via 313 workers and allies protested for sick pay and safer working conditions at the pizza chain's North Campus site Saturday. (Joshua Gamboa)

Via 313 employees still haven't heard back from management after around 100 protesters gathered at the Austin pizza chain's North Campus location on Saturday to protest for sick pay and better working conditions, even as dozens more flocked to several locations Sunday to continue protests.

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