Austin-based U.S. Federal District Judge Sam Sparks blocked Texas health officials from kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid on Tuesday, writing that the action would stand against federal law and cause irreparable injury to the 12,000 low-income Texas women who visit the reproductive health provider.
Laugh lovers who have been holding their breaths waiting to hear who'll be at SXSW Comedy this year can exhale. The 2017 lineup is out and includes Wyatt Cenac, Wanda Sykes, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Hardwick, Janeane Garofalo, and Dan Harmon, among others.
“Nobody told me about the coming of the strange days,” Ian Moore sings over strutting, beat-heavy, psychedelic soul on his forthcoming single produced by Brownout’s Adrian Quesada and Bay Area hip-hop producer Jim Greer.
Although food systems are perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of global politics, they reflect and manifest many international political issues, and may be a key starting point in bridging global concerns and their local repercussions.
The national political context again shadowed City Council Thursday, Feb. 16, as tensions simmered over immigration, questions of “equity” obscured the Capitol views, and the debate continued over Plaza Saltillo: How high can we go?
The city’s investigation into the Austin Music & Entertainment Division reveals that former Program Coordinator Ashley Buchanan, wanting to be reimbursed for a trip she took with a vendor that was supposed to come at no cost to the city, allegedly filed a fraudulent invoice to pay her boyfriend $2,500 for sound engineering services that never took place.