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Amy Smith has been writing about Austin policy and politics for over 20 years. She joined The Austin Chronicle in 1996.

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All About Ann

HBO spreads the legend of Ann Richards in new doc

Screens Daily, Apr. 28, 2014 9:00 AM

Creative Intersections

Candidates hear alternatives to SH 45

News Daily, Apr. 26, 2014 11:38 AM

Then There's This: Grandfathered Death Star

The Vested Rights Ordinance is new, but is it improved?

News Column, Apr. 24, 2014

Piper Kerman to Speak at CARY Benefit

Memoirist will relay 'the real story' of her year in a women's federal penitentiary

News Feature, Apr. 24, 2014

Then There's This: SMART Is as SMART Does

City housing program becomes a balancing act

News Column, Apr. 17, 2014

Then There's This: Saving the Baylor House

The fight to save the home of the woman who saved Clarksville

News Column, Apr. 10, 2014

Water Use Sinking, Rates Rising

Austin Water officials agree something's got to give

News Feature, Apr. 10, 2014

Then There's This: Faith and the Environment

Interfaith leaders push for more renewables in city's generation plan

News Column, Apr. 3, 2014

Then There's This: Montopolis Is Cool With Uncool

East Austin neighborhood aims to fend off gentrification

News Column, Mar. 27, 2014

Enviro Advocates Honored

Save Barton Creek Association hands out awards and barbecue

News Daily, Mar. 25, 2014 9:20 AM

Then There's This: Dangerous Path

Commissioners commit to $15 million toll project, minus enviro study

News Column, Mar. 20, 2014

SOS Files Complaint Against Daugherty

Group charges commissioner deleted texts and emails

News Feature, Mar. 20, 2014

'10,000KM'

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2014

'Seeds of Time'

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2014

SXSW Film Review: 'Seeds of Time'

A complex subject yields a compelling documentary

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2014 2:28 PM

Police Release More Details of Tragedy

Acevedo calls incident an 'evil' act

News Daily, Mar. 13, 2014 11:50 AM

Then There's This: Urban (Watershed) Legend

In reversal, city says new development must comply with SOS

News Column, Mar. 12, 2014

Federal Dollars Arrive for Onion Creek Buyout

Neighborhoods to return to green space

News Feature, Mar. 12, 2014

SXSW Film Review: '10,000KM'

A funny, sweet ode to technological relationships

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2014 12:38 PM

SXSW Film Review: 'Song From the Forest'

Is it true that you can't go home again?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 9, 2014 1:55 PM

Then There's This: It's Our Turn Now

Women are ready to kick ass, take names, clean house

News Column, Mar. 6, 2014

Travis County Judge: Eckhardt 'Pitches' a Winning Race

Eckhardt wins brutal slugfest

News Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Precinct 2: Shea Wins in a Walk

Early Night in Commissioners Race

News Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

A ‘Pitched’ County Judge Race

Eckhardt Wins Democratic Primary

News Daily, Mar. 5, 2014 2:14 AM

Precinct 2: Shea Wins Easily

Three-way race decided in early vote count

News Daily, Mar. 5, 2014 12:25 AM

Then There's This: Our Ill-Advised Relationship With ICE

Travis County runs a brisk deportation business, as other entitites call it quits

News Column, Feb. 27, 2014

Whither Rail Route?

Transportation officials move toward a finalized route

News Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

County Candidates Vow to End S-Comm

Sheriff's deportation program becomes campaign issue

News Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

Then There's This: Working Man of Green Gables

Condo developer targeted for claims of unpaid wages, unsafe conditions

News Column, Feb. 20, 2014

Judge Biscoe: No Hurry to Make Changes

County Commissioners hire consultant to review county management structure

News Feature, Feb. 20, 2014

Then There's This: Extreme Sprawl

SH 45 toll road hawks back in the driver's seat

News Column, Feb. 13, 2014

Then There's This: Hard, Coal Reality

Breaking up with Fayette Power is hard to do, AE officials say

News Column, Feb. 6, 2014

Council Set to Tackle 'Stealth Dorms' Next Week

No meeting this week, but plenty of contention next week

News Feature, Feb. 6, 2014

Then There's This: High Water

After losing everything in the flood, onion creek residents still have nothing

News Column, Jan. 30, 2014

Council Notes: Incentives, Booze, and More

Not quite as exciting as mayoral race buzz, but today's agenda matters

News Feature, Jan. 30, 2014

Then There's This: War on Wendy

When it comes to Wendy Davis, there's a whole bunch of mansplaining going on

News Column, Jan. 23, 2014

A Poet's Paper Trail

Billy Collins' archives acquired in advance of Austin appearance

Books Daily, Jan. 21, 2014 8:57 AM

Then There's This: Overlooking the Springs

A planned subdivision and code conflict spawn enviro headache

News Column, Jan. 16, 2014

Then There's This: Clouds Over Solar

Is AE throwing shade at sun-powered energy?

News Column, Jan. 9, 2014

Top 10 Environmental Stories

The state dealt with a drought as the city took on some prickly issues

News Feature, Jan. 3, 2014

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