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Amy Kamp

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Notes on Kamp: Cowards

Why is the right wing so scared of voting rights?

News Column, Jun. 2, 2016

Breaking Down the Bond

The basic numbers of the mayor's mobility bond proposal

News Feature, Jun. 2, 2016

Notes on Kamp: Theory and Practice

Labor protections are worthless if not enforced

News Column, May. 26, 2016

Spitting Into Fires

Mayor Adler rolls out bond proposal on tight deadline

News Feature, May. 26, 2016

10-1, Take Two

Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November

News Feature, May. 19, 2016

Sheri Gallo: Go Your Own Way

News Feature, May. 19, 2016

Notes on Kamp: Our Transportation Crisis

We can't afford to keep ignoring our infrastructure

News Column, May. 19, 2016

Outsmarting Traffic

Austin prepares for the final round of the Smart City Challenge

News Feature, May. 19, 2016

Did the City Force Lyft to Leave?

Short answer: No

News Daily, May. 13, 2016 5:40 PM

Our City, Our Headache

Uber and Lyft's temper tantrum leaves Austin to clean up the mess

News Feature, May. 12, 2016

City Council Picks Up the Pieces

News Feature, May. 12, 2016

Notes on Kamp: Justice for Pedestrians

Adrienne White has a personal stake in reducing traffic deaths

News Column, May. 12, 2016

All That $10 Million Can't Buy

Anti-Prop 1 faction celebrates referendum's resounding defeat

News Daily, May. 7, 2016 10:50 PM

Mayor's Office Promotes Don't Rush Day

Adler really wants you not to drive during rush hour May 11

News Daily, May. 6, 2016 4:00 PM

Notes on Kamp: The Illusion of Safety

Prop 1 is terrible, but the regulations it seeks to overturn need work

News Column, May. 5, 2016

Notes on Kamp: The Only Way Is Abolition

The death penalty is too flawed to be saved

News Column, Apr. 28, 2016

Block the Vote

If you can't beat 'em, disenfranchise 'em

News Feature, Apr. 21, 2016

Notes on Kamp: Will Austin Ever Get Smart About Public Transportation?

Mobility is closely tied to equality

News Column, Apr. 21, 2016

Notes on Kamp: Why You Should Care About Fight for $15

It doesn't matter what income bracket you're in – the living wage issue impacts everyone

News Column, Apr. 14, 2016

A Structural Problem

Family fights eviction from Georgian Acres apartment

News Feature, Apr. 14, 2016

Notes on Kamp: Everybody Loses

Council considers bad, outdated regs for Uber and Lyft

News Column, Apr. 7, 2016

Body Found in Waller Creek

UTPD investigating as a possible homicide

News Daily, Apr. 5, 2016 12:59 PM

Spring Cleaning

Recall fever sweeps Austin

News Feature, Mar. 31, 2016

Public Good or Protectionist Racket?

News Feature, Mar. 31, 2016


News Feature, Mar. 31, 2016

Notes on Kamp: Culture Shift

Too many people are finding themselves caught up in the criminal justice system

News Column, Mar. 31, 2016

Resident Barack Obama?

News Feature, Mar. 31, 2016

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Texas Jail Project tells the stories of people held in jail, pre-trial

News Feature, Mar. 31, 2016

Renaming for Lee Elementary Begins

Starting March 29, community members can submit nominations

News Daily, Mar. 28, 2016 11:05 PM

Austin Extends Living Wage

$13.03 floor now applies to more workers on city-funded projects

News Daily, Mar. 25, 2016 4:40 PM

Austin First Fair Chance City in the South

Ban the box ordinance passes Council

News Daily, Mar. 25, 2016 10:45 AM

Notes on Kamp: Easing the Stigma

Fair Chance ordinance is a good start in helping people with criminal records rejoin society

News Column, Mar. 24, 2016

Will Austin Applicants Get a "Fair Chance"?

Proposed ordinance would require businesses consider job applicants with criminal histories

News Feature, Mar. 24, 2016

Updated: Paul Qui Arrested for Assault

East Side King owner reportedly attacked girlfriend, is off to rehab

News Daily, Mar. 21, 2016 2:15 PM

Obama Announces SCOTUS Nom

Pres picks a moderate; Republicans still not happy

News Daily, Mar. 16, 2016 11:45 AM

Notes on Kamp: Reining in the Vote

Winning elections is so much easier when there are so few voters!

News Column, Mar. 16, 2016

Notes on Kamp: Unfinished Business

Departing D.A. should exonerate the Kellers

News Column, Mar. 10, 2016

Robert Morrow: The Ads

We thought we recognized that name ...

News Daily, Mar. 3, 2016 4:40 PM

Notes on Kamp: What Choice?

Abortion access is just one component of reproductive justice

News Column, Mar. 3, 2016

Election Night Returns: We've Only Just Begun

Now that the primaries are over, get ready for the run-offs!

News Feature, Mar. 3, 2016

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