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Top 10 City Council Stories

Dais and months

News Feature, Jan. 5, 2012

City Hall Hustle: The Hustle Bids Farewell ...

A bittersweet goodbye to the city politics beat

News Column, Dec. 29, 2011

Hustling Away...

A brief look back from your City Council columnist

News Daily, Dec. 22, 2011 11:31 AM

Unchartered Waters

City Hall and citizen advocates look toward a new model of representation – is the seventh time the charm?

News Feature, Dec. 22, 2011

CRC: Proposed Charter Changes

Charter Revision Committee drafts recommendations to council

News Feature, Dec. 22, 2011

Council Candidates a' Maying

Incumbents and newcomers file for City Council elections

News Feature, Dec. 22, 2011

City Hall Hustle: The Wages of Faith

Perfect and good face off in US Farathane incentives debate

News Column, Dec. 22, 2011

Par For the Course [Updated]

Smoking while golfing kept controversy putting along

News Daily, Dec. 20, 2011 4:35 PM

City Website Finally Reloads

Beta version of new city portal launched today

News Daily, Dec. 19, 2011 3:48 PM

City Hall Hustle: Last-Minute Shopping

No Silent Night here

News Column, Dec. 15, 2011

More Cabs to Hit Streets; Music Permit Changes, More

Our council preview, Pt. Two, cranks it up to 11

News Daily, Dec. 13, 2011 10:05 AM

Urban Renewal, Sustainable Development, and ... Fluoride?

Preview Pt. One of a crowded Council agenda

News Daily, Dec. 12, 2011 3:46 PM

Austin Energy's Weatherization Fail

Cold council reception to losing $400K In stimulus bucks

News Daily, Dec. 9, 2011 3:58 PM

City Hall Hustle: What Price Density?

Council tries to find an economic balance for dense development and its public costs

News Column, Dec. 8, 2011

Politics Gift Guide: Warm the Cockles of a Special Someone's Heart

News Feature, Dec. 8, 2011

A Dense Discussion

Downtown density debate to unfold on dais tomorrow

News Daily, Dec. 7, 2011 2:17 PM

Mayoral Maneuvers: Shea Names Campaign Treasurer

Challenge looks likely; Phone polls start; and a fluoride candidate

News Daily, Dec. 6, 2011 2:13 PM

Parks Smoking Ban, More Up Thursday

No ifs, ands, or (37,000) butts: One smokin' council agenda

News Daily, Dec. 5, 2011 3:43 PM

The Purrr-fect Gift

With shelters swelling, slashed pet adoption fees

News Daily, Dec. 2, 2011 3:35 PM

Bedside Manner: Books In My Possession, Which I May or May Not Read

A consumer guide to recent purchases

Books Daily, Dec. 1, 2011 4:09 PM

Your Geographic Representation Cheat Sheet

A guide to competing maps and more Charter Revision issues

News Daily, Dec. 1, 2011 2:05 PM

City Hall Hustle: ... Held an Election, and Nobody Came?

Cole's announcement for re-election dwindles the field again

News Column, Dec. 1, 2011

Five and a Half Things About Sheryl Cole's Re-Election Kick-Off

SMDs to education, the Capitol Complex to … lipstick?

News Daily, Nov. 30, 2011 4:53 PM

Pop Up Shop Coming to Congress

City Council changes temporary retail from 'naughty' to 'nice'

News Daily, Nov. 29, 2011 1:57 PM

Staffing Overhaul at City Hall

Big changes out of City Manager's office, reshuffle in Mayor's staff

News Daily, Nov. 28, 2011 1:49 PM

City Hall Hustle: A Movable Feast

City data, apps, and more turkey talk

News Column, Nov. 23, 2011

City Hall Hustle: Downtown CUREs

Epic Downtown plan continues, and the devil's always in the zoning details

News Column, Nov. 3, 2011

City Council: Butler Honors and Charter Foresight

Council on the trail to honor the Butlers and revise the charter

News Feature, Nov. 3, 2011

City Hall Hustle: Next Act, Major Drama

Mayor anticipates a year of living dangerously for City Hall

News Column, Oct. 27, 2011

SMD: Seventh Time's the Charm?

Citizens' group collecting voter signatures for 10 City Council districts

News Feature, Oct. 27, 2011

City Hall Hustle: Got an App for That?

From the lobby to the parks, council has an item for you

News Column, Oct. 20, 2011

City Hall Hustle: Low-Speed Ahead!

Council finally comes around on a pilot program for electric cabs

News Column, Oct. 13, 2011

It's May in a Landslide!

Council votes 4-3 – three times – to keep spring election

News Feature, Oct. 13, 2011

The Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast Sparks Up

Delving into 'Marijuanaland' and City Hall

News Daily, Oct. 10, 2011 2:19 PM

Council Keeps Spring Elections

Get ready, 'cuz the fun hasn't even started

News Daily, Oct. 7, 2011 5:05 PM

Big City Council Meeting Today

Election vote, Occupy Austin and more. The Hustle has tweets.

News Daily, Oct. 6, 2011 9:01 AM

City Hall Hustle: Agreeing To Disagree

Outside City Hall, crowds gather; inside City Hall, clouds form

News Column, Oct. 6, 2011

The Calendar's on Fire!

Council takes up the contentious subject of the election date

News Feature, Oct. 6, 2011

Cole Springs Defense of May Election

Supports turnout, but not at "expense of violating the Charter”

News Daily, Sep. 30, 2011 12:41 PM

Our Overdue Central Library

Transit activists decry delinquent transit options

News Daily, Sep. 29, 2011 2:24 PM

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