The Morning Texan: Abortion bill passes committee and more


According to the National Weather Service, the high on Wednesday is only 93 degrees. However, temperatures are expected to increase to 97 degrees tomorrow.

Here is some morning reading:

Yesterday’s most read article online: The Austin Police Department is seeking help in an investigation of a sexual assault that happened in West Campus Monday morning. Persons with information should call 512-974-5095 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS.

In case you missed it: Jester will be shutting down its dining options for a few days this week, in order to repair a steam pipe.

What you have to read: In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the House State Affairs Committee passed HB2, an abortion related bill. The committee stopped hearing public and personal testimony on HB2 at 12:01, leaving more than a 1,000 people who registered to testify without the opportunity to do so.