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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) will hold a media briefing Tuesday afternoon. – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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www.nbcdfw.com – – 2023-06-06 14:58:56

SUMMARY: Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has called on the Texas House to return to Austin and continue working on special session legislation. Patrick criticized the House for ending the session without approval from the Senate. A disagreement between the House and Senate over property tax cuts has led to a Twitter spat between Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. The Senate's plan includes a homestead exemption increase, while the House's plan spreads relief across residential and commercial property owners.

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City of Austin tries to create more green jobs, partners with local organizations

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www.kxan.com – Sarah Al-Shaikh – 2024-06-14 13:46:22

SUMMARY: The City of Austin, collaborating with local organizations, is promoting green jobs through the Green Workforce Accelerator program. This initiative aims to increase green job opportunities, provide relevant training, and ensure equitable job access. Ten local organizations recently completed the program, receiving $15,000 grants to support their initiatives in sectors like water management, energy efficiency, alternative energy, waste management, transportation, and urban agriculture. A study by the City and the University of Texas highlighted the rising demand for green jobs. Predictions show significant job growth in green industries in Travis County, with future expansions of the program expected.

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FAA investigating how titanium parts with falsified records wound up in Boeing and Airbus planes

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abc13.com – AP – 2024-06-14 12:53:02

SUMMARY: Federal regulators are investigating how parts made with titanium sold with falsified quality documentation ended up in Boeing and Airbus passenger jets. Boeing and Airbus maintain that the planes are safe to fly, with Boeing removing affected parts from undelivered planes. The FAA is probing the scope and impact of the issue, uncovered by Spirit AeroSystems, which reported the falsified documents. The implicated titanium alloy parts were found to be of correct material, raising questions about the falsification. Both Boeing and Airbus performed extensive tests to ensure continued airworthiness. The New York Times first reported this FAA investigation.

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Southwest plane falls into ‘Dutch roll’ during flight, prompting FAA investigation

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www.kxan.com – Nick Robertson – 2024-06-14 11:47:17

SUMMARY: The FAA is investigating a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max that experienced a “Dutch roll” on a Phoenix to Oakland flight on May 25. A Dutch roll is a dangerous oscillating motion, but pilots managed to land the plane safely. Preliminary FAA reports found damage to a backup power unit for the rudder. This incident adds to the scrutiny of Boeing's 737 Max aircraft, following a door malfunction on an Alaska Airlines flight in January and concerns about Boeing's safety culture. FAA Administrator Michael Whittaker emphasized shifting Boeing's focus from production to safety and quality after a six-week audit revealed compliance issues.

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