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Amy Smith

Amy Smith has been writing about Austin policy and politics for over 20 years. She joined The Austin Chronicle in 1996.

14 articles in 2008

SOS Wins Ammo in Gunn Fight

After a few bad years, SOS finally wins a court case

News Feature, Sep. 12, 2008

Another Court Defeat for SOS

The Save Our Springs Alliance doesn't get to reorganize to stave off creditors – but it's free to file another lawsuit

News Feature, Aug. 22, 2008

Election News

Fundraising Haul: Leffingwell, Shade and Galindo Clean Up

News Feature, Apr. 18, 2008

Surprise Win in Railroad Commission Race

The also-ran won the race

News Feature, Apr. 11, 2008

The Kingdom of Ordinary Time: Poems

This lovely, clearheaded collection should serve, for first-time readers, as a fine introduction to visiting professor and poet Marie Howe

Books Review, Apr. 4, 2008

Presidential Update

Hillary inches up in vote count, delegates

News Daily, Mar. 4, 2008 11:46 PM

No-Name Candidate in Lead

The candidate no one paid attention to is winning Railroad Commission race

News Daily, Mar. 4, 2008 11:17 PM

Obama and Travis

Travis County loves Obama

News Daily, Mar. 4, 2008 10:46 PM

Hillary Street Blues

The down side of caucusing.

News Daily, Mar. 4, 2008 9:52 PM

The Constable Races: Part 2

The relatively tame contests at play in precincts 1,3, and 4

News Feature, Feb. 29, 2008

Montford's Money

Montford is top fundraiser in D.A.'s race

News Daily, Feb. 28, 2008 2:25 PM

Three Dems Aim at Railroad Commission's Williams

Energy industry has too much sway on regulatory body, critics charge

News Feature, Feb. 15, 2008

The Early Money Race

News Feature, Jan. 25, 2008

Top 10 State stories

Molly, Please Come Back, We Need You!

News Feature, Jan. 4, 2008

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