Austin in the News

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January 2, 1994 Firms That Pay Late Still Have Power More than 100 companies and government agencies owe delinquent City of Austin utility bills exceeding $5,000 each but continue to receive service. Many of the delinquent customers consistently pay late or pay less than the amount due, maintaining large delinquencies but paying enough to keep the lights on. The Church of Scientology, which owns a commercial building near the University of Texas, is among the top nongovernmental delinquent accounts, owing the city $65,106 as of last week. Austin, finances, Press