Help Texans Affected by Harvey

Here are some of the many nonprofits seeking donations to help Texans who have been – and continue to be – affected by Harvey: Austin Disaster Relief Network – This local nonprofit organization is accepting donations of supplies, time and money for Harvey victims. Text AUSTINRELIEF to 444999 to give. Austin Pets Alive! – asking for financial donations to help continue its efforts to support shelters in Harvey’s path. The organization has assisted in getting hundreds

Austin Energy Rate Increase: Compare your Costs

A 7 percent average rate increase came into effect in Oct. 2012 for Austin Energy utility bills. It is the first base rate increase by Austin Energy in 18 years. The following is a sample rate comparison to help you compare the old and new pricing structure: