Donald Trump, Newsradio Klbj, Metro discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

Automatic TRANSCRIPT

Newsradio KLBJ. I'm Eric like legislation. Decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana makes its debut at the state capital on Monday. State Representative Joe moody, set to roll out the Bill in the state house criminal jurisprudence committee NAACP possession of a small amount of marijuana civil issue instead of a crime police won't make arrests for it. They'll citations telling the offender when and where to show up at a Justice of the peace corps. The legislation is by partisan support and has been endorsed by governor abbot congress giving President Trump until Monday to hand over documents relating to its security clearance procedures following reports. Trump pressured as to give his son-in-law Jared Kushner security clearance. Trump denies the report Austin council member gray casare says the proposed two and a half percent property tax revenue caps would create a deficit for the city of over fifty million dollars, which he says would impact city services for vulnerable citizens. KLBJ radar weather watch cloudy, partly cloudy overnight with low fifty two. In Austin news on demand at NewsRadio KLBJ dot com. Todd and Don shelf Capra metro launching new bus routes and frequency of bus stops hoping to reverse a decline in the percentage of ridership statesman reports ridership has declined four straight years. Even the Metro Rail is down this year by five percents. Yeah. Maybe down five percent, but we have more people living here capital metro says they have more people writing. But the percentage based on the population of the city may be down. Basically, they added a bunch of new bus stops. They eliminated ones that were not very productive. But they added a bunch of new bus stops affective yesterday. I I'm very confused by this we've grown and based on those percentages ridership has down. Why don't they try to become smaller more efficient, leaner and meaner versus spending more and trying to expand? When the interest clearly is waning. It's called cap remapping and went into effect yesterday. A major overhaul of the bus service across the city capital. Metro says this should simplify the routes make it more reliable and up. The frequency. The agency has added one hundred intent new bus stops and cut seventeen during the transition period street teams will be stationed at bus stops, helping people navigate the changes. Plus, there were shuttle pickup rides writers who be didn't get the memo, for example, if you're on the wrong, streets and wrong corner. Waiting for the Boston. We also some things are different this morning and they've added some new shades at several of these new bus stops. And if you're a writer, and you're hoping that the bus is on time because you don't want to be sitting there in the heat. They've got the new shade. Instead of making sure the buses are on time. They had some awnings to protect you from the sun that he got a new avenue website that you can easily plug it where you are. And where you want to go. And then it'll tell you which bus to get on. I don't understand the the decision making here. People are clearly still electing to use the cars that that we've all paid way too much money for they wanna use those for the convenience to option has to be better. For me. The better option does not exist out there. Not even close. Todd and Don show, Jeff warden, Ed Clements. Afternoons three to seven you're going to yell at me. Underpay say make minimum wage people who should get a better job than David. David, and I would like them to get maximum value. So let's see what they're really worth. Let's go. Yeah. I know we can make the money. Yeah. Yeah. I mean, if you if you if you are, and I'm all for adults doing what adults would like to do. But if you would like to make a lot of money shaking your body you can do better than a sideline. Geoff Allott of the table. Less than seventy five. Self rule is like. Gear so bad. Pointing cheerleaders descriptive four in. Seven on NewsRadio five ninety AM and ninety nine point seven FM. Cindy. One to be covered. And then to. Tom. Flies. Moving. Live from the.

Coming up next