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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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Dripping Springs Gets Sued

News Feature, Nov. 8, 2002

Seton vs. Hospital District?

News Feature, Nov. 1, 2002

City Pipeline Proposal: Too Weak?

Austin's draft pipeline ordinance isn't strong enough for activists.

News Feature, Oct. 25, 2002

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Seton Gives Up on Children's?

News Feature, Oct. 25, 2002

ALLGO's HIV Funding Fight

New state funding systems leave Austin's largest Latino HIV-prevention program in danger of shutdown.

News Feature, Oct. 18, 2002

Can Lazarus Rise Again?

Gary Bradley faces bankruptcy, and Austin wonders if he'll survive and thrive one more time.

News Feature, Oct. 11, 2002

Gibraltar v. Bradley

The Gibraltar case could be a road map for the FDIC vs. Bradley.

News Feature, Oct. 11, 2002

Vision Villains?

The director of Vision Village project pleads guilty for failing to monitor the doomed venture.

News Feature, Oct. 4, 2002

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Pride for Poder

News Feature, Oct. 4, 2002

Scott Locked Down

Michael Scott is convicted in the second yogurt shop murder trial.

News Feature, Sep. 27, 2002

Buda Sewage Overflow

News Feature, Sep. 27, 2002

Give It a Rest

Homeless people still get tickets for public sleeping, even though city law no longer bans it.

News Feature, Sep. 20, 2002

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Parked in Court

News Feature, Sep. 20, 2002

Sailing Without Anchors

It's been more than two months since Bee Cave officials signed a controversial deal with the developers of a large-scale shopping center project, but peace has hardly returned to the valley in this semi-rural community.

News Feature, Sep. 13, 2002

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Mark Rose's multifaceted career has taken him from the Austin City Council to the Lower Colorado River Authority, to Public Strategies Inc., to solo consulting, to his latest stopover at the Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative in Giddings, east of Austin.

News Feature, Sep. 13, 2002

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Developer Gary Bradley insists he's broke, but a Travis County judge this week refused to reduce his child-support payments of $4,800 per month.

News Feature, Sep. 13, 2002

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State District Judge Scott McCown leaves the bench Sept. 20 to become the executive director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities.

News Feature, Sep. 13, 2002

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The Town That Tackled TxDOT

News Feature, Sep. 6, 2002

Road Rage

The Barton Springs Road project has encountered more than few speed bumps

News Feature, Aug. 30, 2002

Insuring a Clash

News Feature, Aug. 30, 2002

Poor, Bankrupt Bradley

News Feature, Aug. 23, 2002

No Parking Garage, Says Downtown Crowd

The proposed Convention Center garage finds few friends, and even trips over a city official's own testimony.

News Feature, Aug. 23, 2002

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No One's Buying

News Feature, Aug. 16, 2002

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Council a No-Show at SOS Events

News Feature, Aug. 16, 2002

An S-O-S for SOS

What will the Stratus deal mean for the Springs?

News Feature, Aug. 9, 2002

Railroaded at Third and Lamar

News Feature, Aug. 9, 2002

Curtains Closing on Stratus Deal?

The Stratus Properties development deal heads for a third and final City Council vote, just as environmental and neighborhood opponents step up demands for a referendum.

News Feature, Aug. 2, 2002

'Stakeholder' Bails on Stratus

When Lauren Ross urged the City Council to reject the "half-baked" Stratus development deal, council members' jaws dropped one by one.

News Feature, Jul. 26, 2002

It's A Gas, Gas, Gas For Longhorn

Looks like the Longhorn Pipeline is about to begin pumping gas.

News Feature, Jul. 26, 2002

Bradley Bonks

News Feature, Jul. 26, 2002

Imminent Harm

The city plays a high-stakes, high-risk game with Stratus Properties, while the citizens look on

News Feature, Jul. 19, 2002

How Easy Is Austin?

News Feature, Jul. 19, 2002

Slusher vs. Bunch

Point/Counterpoint:

News Feature, Jul. 19, 2002

Strange Bedfellows, Stranger Enemies

News Feature, Jul. 19, 2002

Naked City

Environmentalist George Cofer asks the "silent majority" to speak up for the Stratus deal. But so far it's a "majority" of one -- and 99 against.

News Feature, Jul. 19, 2002

An UnStratusfactory Process

Stratus plan heads back to the City Council for round two

News Feature, Jul. 12, 2002

Stratus Sparks Citizen Uprising

Hundreds of citizens turn out to denounce the proposed Stratus deal.

News Feature, Jul. 5, 2002

SOS Sues Over Stratus Plan

Stratus Properties plans to develop 1,253 acres in the Barton Springs watershed, but the Save Our Springs Alliance believes state law prohibits their lofty plans.

News Feature, Jun. 28, 2002

A Mall to Bee?

News Feature, Jun. 28, 2002

Here Comes the Gas

News Feature, Jun. 28, 2002

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