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Michael King

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News Editor Michael King has reported on city and state politics for the Chronicle since 2000. He was educated at Indiana University and Yale, and from 1977 to 1985 taught at UT-Austin. He has been the editor of the Houston Press and The Texas Observer, and has reported and written widely on education, politics, and cultural subjects.

96 articles in 2005   •   page 1 of 3

The Iraqi Toll

Truth Is the First Casualty

News Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Point Austin: Blame It on Grandpa

In search of heroes and villains over AMD

News Column, Dec. 30, 2005

Point Austin: Saying 'No' to AMD

As the company moves forward, the culprits are wiping away their fingerprints

News Column, Dec. 23, 2005

Point Austin: Memo to Cap Metro

Stop Union-busting, or Take a Hike

News Column, Dec. 16, 2005

Horses Stolen! Barn Door Confirmed Unlocked!

Long suppressed, Department of Justice memorandum recommended that the re-redistricting map forced upon the Legislature by Tom DeLay and his cronies should be rejected, because it did not sufficiently protect the rights of minority Texans

News Feature, Dec. 9, 2005

Point Austin: The Schroeder File

For APD and Austin, Knee's decision was the right one

News Column, Dec. 9, 2005

Thomas Declares for Mayor

Pro Tem calls for more inclusion and openness

News Feature, Dec. 2, 2005

Point Austin: Hecht v. Dietz

Supremes find high taxes onerous, but lousy schools OK

News Column, Dec. 2, 2005

Point Austin: Fattenin' Frogs for Snakes

Wave a white sheet at City Hall, and the Keystone Kops kome running

News Column, Nov. 18, 2005

Top of the Props

A roundup of the non-gay-bashing amendments

News Feature, Nov. 11, 2005

County Gets Bonded: Roads and Parks and Jail, Oh My!

Local voters easily pass county bond package

News Feature, Nov. 11, 2005

Point Austin: Sharpening Teeth

Remedial dentistry in order for Police Monitor

News Column, Nov. 11, 2005

Clark Autopsy Released – APD and Tasers Exonerated?

Questions – and lawsuits – still linger over Taser use

News Feature, Nov. 4, 2005

Stratus Goes to Council on Lantana

SOS Alliance threatens to sue if application approved

News Feature, Nov. 4, 2005

Point Austin: Halloween Masks

Everyone had a role to play, and some performed better than others

News Column, Nov. 4, 2005

Point Austin: The Prosecutor and the Pariah

Don't know about you, but I'm beginning to feel sorry for Tom DeLay

News Column, Oct. 28, 2005

'Secuestro Express'

Jonathan Jakubowicz and Elizabeth Avellán on 'Secuestro Express'

Screens Feature, Oct. 28, 2005

Human Rights? Not at Work

A conference in Austin ponders the odd notion that workers are human beings with rights

News Feature, Oct. 21, 2005

Point Austin: Jobs to Go

The sunny side of the state's assault on social services

News Column, Oct. 21, 2005

Captive Audience

How a homegrown kidnapping thriller became the most popular film in Venezuela – and angered the Chavez administration in the process

Screens Feature, Oct. 21, 2005

Point Austin: The Gift Horse

On our way to the altar, it's not too late to check the Samsung family tree

News Column, Oct. 14, 2005

Proposition 2 Plus 8

In addition to sexual obsessions, we get to vote on railroads and mortgages too

News Feature, Oct. 7, 2005

Point Austin: Tased and Confused

When the APD falls in love with Tasers, it's the Eastside that gets shocked

News Column, Oct. 7, 2005

Radnofsky Takes Aim at Hutchison

Democrat challenges incumbent's moderate reputation, paints her as hard-right

News Feature, Sep. 30, 2005

Point Austin: Getting Bonded

Making the wish list was the easy part ...

News Column, Sep. 30, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point: Zoned Out

News Column, Sep. 30, 2005

Point Austin: Under Fire

Memo to Toby Futrell: it's called 'negotiation'

News Column, Sep. 23, 2005

Point Austin: Senator Farewell

Gonzalo Barrientos steps down from his place as the people's senator

News Column, Sep. 16, 2005

Point Austin: What Works

A good time to think about the best uses of community, democracy, and government

News Column, Sep. 9, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

Final City Council budget readings and votes this week

News Column, Sep. 9, 2005

Point Austin: Budget Frenzy

It ain't where they live

News Column, Sep. 2, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

A look at this week's City Council agenda

News Column, Sep. 2, 2005

Point Austin: A Lege Too Far

Sine Die or school bells, perhaps they toll for thee

News Column, Aug. 26, 2005

Naked City

Democrat declares candidacy for governor courts 'the new mainstream'

News Feature, Aug. 19, 2005

Point Austin: Samsung's Domain

The city eagerly raises the corporate incentive flag, and we're all expected to salute

News Column, Aug. 19, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

What's coming up on the City Council agenda

News Column, Aug. 19, 2005

Point Austin: Wish Lists

AFSCME steps up to the council budget table, and the bonds begin to take shape

News Column, Jul. 29, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

What's up on this week's Council agenda

News Column, Jul. 29, 2005

Naked City

The true source of terror is our own ill-begotten war

News Feature, Jul. 22, 2005

Point Austin: The Costs of Community

While the Lege shows what not to do, the city has a chance to do better

News Column, Jul. 22, 2005

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