Austin to get a cut of $209M Volkswagen settlement in Texas

Clubs and Organizations

November 19, 2018

Among the many settlements Volkswagen AG agreed to in the wake of its emissions scandal was $3 billion to American states to help cut pollution. For a while, it looked like Texas' portion of the carmaker's payout would pass over Austin. Now that's changed. A new agreement, announced Friday, would send about $16.3 million to the Austin area, the Austin American-Statesman reports — thanks to some