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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.

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Naked City

Slusher and Goodman reflect on a decade of service

News Feature, May. 20, 2005

Point Austin: Lessons Learned

As the dust clears, what wisdom remains from the latest council free-for-all?

News Column, May. 20, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point: First We Pay, Then …

What's up on this week's City Council agenda

News Column, May. 20, 2005

Knaupe: The Wrong Channel

News Feature, May. 13, 2005

Benedict Whipped

News Feature, May. 13, 2005

Point Austin: Saturday Smoke Signals

Place 3 surprises, while the rest of the vote follows the program

News Column, May. 13, 2005

Full Campaign Disclosure: Here Comes Late Money

Charges, countercharges, and lawsuits in City Council campaigns

News Feature, May. 6, 2005

Point Austin: Prevailing Winds

AISD says it can't afford bond-project benefits, but local workers beg to differ

News Column, May. 6, 2005

Naked City

Civic activist remembered after untimely passing

News Feature, Apr. 29, 2005

Point Austin: Candidate Scramble

A human tragedy overshadows the campaign two-steps, but the dance goes on

News Column, Apr. 29, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

What's ahead on the City Council agenda

News Column, Apr. 29, 2005

The Council We Deserve?

In the races for City Council, it's a search for competence amidst the chaff

News Feature, Apr. 22, 2005

Point Austin: Ribbonless

On or off the dais, looking for a little wisdom along Austin's color line

News Column, Apr. 22, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

City Council notes

News Column, Apr. 22, 2005

Point Austin: Smoke This!

Austin voters have a chance to confirm that everybody has a right to breathe free

News Column, Apr. 15, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

City Council notes

News Column, Apr. 15, 2005

CTRMA Responds to Strayhorn: 'I Am Rubber. You Are Glue …'

Heiligenstein answers audit, says comptroller attacks unwarranted

News Feature, Apr. 8, 2005

Point Austin: Money Matters

The city says "Never mind!" on Midtown Live loan – and everybody's hanging fire

News Column, Apr. 8, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point

News Column, Apr. 8, 2005

Point Austin: Beside the Point: City Council Notes

City Hall notebook

News Column, Apr. 1, 2005

Anti-Smoking Ordinance Wins Federal Round

Judge tells bar owners they filed in the wrong court

News Feature, Mar. 25, 2005

Point Austin: The Fire This Time

In their rush to reach out to the Eastside, city officials get burned

News Column, Mar. 25, 2005

And They're Off!

City Council races pick up steam at candidate forums

News Feature, Mar. 18, 2005

Strayhorn Takes Toll on the CTRMA

Comptroller delivers scathing audit of road agency

News Feature, Mar. 18, 2005

Beside the Point

Transportation studies, bond committees, and the City Hall cafe

News Feature, Mar. 18, 2005

Point Austin: The Usual Suspects

On trying my best to be scandalized by the Comptroller's report on the CTRMA

News Column, Mar. 18, 2005

Naked City

Smoking and toll roads drive the races for jobs that will spend more time on zoning cases

News Feature, Mar. 11, 2005

Point Austin: High Tuition

As the centex toll plan moves forward, Austin becomes a reluctant stepchild

News Column, Mar. 11, 2005

Point Austin: Dreaming Downtown

The conversation resumes on how to remake the second street district

News Column, Mar. 4, 2005

Naked City

A roundup of issues before the city council last week

News Feature, Feb. 25, 2005

Point Austin: The Healing of Wounded Knee

A tale of two city memos suggests more than paper-shuffling needed at APD

News Column, Feb. 25, 2005

Naked City

A roundup of what to expect today at City Hall

News Feature, Feb. 18, 2005

Naked City

Recall petitioners look for a battle they can Wynn.

News Feature, Feb. 18, 2005

Point Austin: They Toll for Thee

Behind the toll battle is a long and bumpy road to the same old place

News Column, Feb. 18, 2005

Naked City

Costello accuses Curtis of attempted bribery

News Feature, Feb. 11, 2005

Point Austin: A Question of Vision

Austin's possible futures are prefigured in two very different sorts of public action

News Column, Feb. 11, 2005

Council Candidates Take Their Places

Many scramble to replace Slusher and Goodman; only Gale takes on Dunkerley

News Feature, Feb. 4, 2005

Point Austin: A Blueprint for Mental Health

The Mayor's Task Force issues its report, but the real work is yet to come

News Column, Feb. 4, 2005

Point Austin: Getting Into Bonds

When the wish lists are written, will the money follow the speeches?

News Column, Jan. 28, 2005

Point Austin: Call Us in 2105

As the city drops its time capsule, we hope there'll be something to drink to – and with – in 100 years

News Feature, Jan. 21, 2005

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