Lina Fisher

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Future-Proofing the Fruits of Austin's Building Boom
Future-Proofing the Fruits of Austin's Building Boom
ULI Greenprint sets a net-zero carbon emissions goal for 2050

News, March 11, 2021

Supporting Local Farmers and Ranchers Helps Everyone
Supporting Local Farmers and Ranchers Helps Everyone
Back to the soil

Food, March 4, 2021

"Strong-Mayor" Proposal Divides Austin's Progressives
Power to the people?

News, March 4, 2021

Cooking for Causes Ponders Nonprofit Status
Cooking for Causes Ponders Nonprofit Status
Mutual aid or 501(c)(3)?

Food, Feb. 18, 2021

Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
Austin slowly thaws out from an unprecedented – but not entirely unexpected – disaster

News, Feb. 18, 2021

What’s Happening, What’s Being Done, and How We Got Into This Cold Weather Catastrophe
What’s Happening, What’s Being Done, and How We Got Into This Cold Weather Catastrophe
More chaos with continued power outages, calls for water conservation

News, Feb. 17, 2021

Austin Energy Says Those Without Power Could Stay That Way Through Tonight and Into Tomorrow Afternoon
Austin Energy Says Those Without Power Could Stay That Way Through Tonight and Into Tomorrow Afternoon
Historic winter storm challenges energy grid

News, Feb. 15, 2021

Austin Energy Still Hasn't Fixed Problems With Utility Bill Discounts on Expensive Homes
Austin Energy Still Hasn't Fixed Problems With Utility Bill Discounts on Expensive Homes
Consumer advocate requests audit of AE's Customer Assistance Program

News, Jan. 28, 2021

Can Texas Clean Up Its Climate Footprint?
Can Texas Clean Up Its Climate Footprint?
Erin Zwiener outlines a House environmental agenda

News, Jan. 14, 2021

Strong-Mayor Proposal Likely Headed to May Ballot
Strong-Mayor Proposal Likely Headed to May Ballot
Austinites for Progressive Reform submits 24,000 signatures

News, Jan. 14, 2021

Great Springs Project Proposes a Network of Trails From Austin to San Antonio
Great Springs Project Proposes a Network of Trails From Austin to San Antonio
Squaring conservation with development

News, Dec. 30, 2020

A Church and Its People on Austin's Eastside
A Church and Its People on Austin's Eastside
The living history of David Chapel

News, Dec. 23, 2020

As Wastewater Plants Fail, TCEQ Fails to Regulate
As Wastewater Plants Fail, TCEQ Fails to Regulate
Local conservationists seek to boost “beneficial reuse”

News, Dec. 23, 2020

Ten Local Stories That Got Overshadowed
Ten Local Stories That Got Overshadowed
Most of these could top the charts in a normal year ...

News, Dec. 17, 2020

Neighbors and Green Advocates Slow TxDOT’s Roll
Neighbors and Green Advocates Slow TxDOT’s Roll
“Parkway” no more?

News, Dec. 3, 2020

Tito’s Vodka Funds Local Community Gardens
Tito’s Vodka Funds Local Community Gardens
Block to Block program supports 25 cities across the U.S.

Food, Nov. 19, 2020

ACA Open Enrollment Begins in a Hurry
ACA Open Enrollment Begins in a Hurry
Adler, Doggett urge fast action in short intake period

News, Nov. 12, 2020

Austin Freshmen Survive in Unflipped House as the County Sees a Dem Landslide
Austin Freshmen Survive in Unflipped House as the County Sees a Dem Landslide
The blueberry abides (barely)

News, Nov. 5, 2020

UT Research Reinforces Anti-Racism at Austin Water
UT Research Reinforces Anti-Racism at Austin Water
Making equity flow

News, Oct. 29, 2020

Pipeline, Drought Key Issues in the Aquifer Conservation District Election
Pipeline, Drought Key Issues in the Aquifer Conservation District Election
The Aquifer simmers in bottom-of-ballot race

News, Oct. 22, 2020

Red Team Comeback?
Red Team Comeback?
Races south, west of town too close for Democrats’ comfort

News, Oct. 1, 2020

Austin Parks Foundation Discusses Racial Equity in Green Spaces
Austin Parks Foundation Discusses Racial Equity in Green Spaces
Panelists consider how Austin leadership should help dismantle racism in public spaces

News, Sept. 17, 2020

Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project Could Mitigate Effects of Climate Change
Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project Could Mitigate Effects of Climate Change
Council approves phase 1 of project that could store 60,000 acre-feet of water underground by 2040

News, Sept. 10, 2020

Fight for Vote by Mail Continues at 5th Circuit
Fight for Vote by Mail Continues at 5th Circuit
Texas Democrats argue age limits violate constitution

News, Sept. 3, 2020

Community Efforts Addressing Food Insecurity
Community Efforts Addressing Food Insecurity

Food, Aug. 20, 2020

Austin Mutual Aid Organizations Share Resources During COVID-19 and Beyond
Austin Mutual Aid Organizations Share Resources During COVID-19 and Beyond
Looking for solidarity, not charity

News, Aug. 20, 2020

Andy Brown Wins Democrats' Nod for County Judge
Andy Brown Wins Democrats' Nod for County Judge
Precinct chairs grapple with equity and representation

News, Aug. 20, 2020

Jazz Mills Provides Free Lunch for the Houseless
Jazz Mills Provides Free Lunch for the Houseless
Fresh fruit goes a long way on 100-degree days

Food, Aug. 20, 2020

Precinct Chairs Set to Choose Next County Judge
Precinct Chairs Set to Choose Next County Judge
Rarely used selection process causes a stir

News, Aug. 13, 2020

For Its First Big Event, the 19th Gets Big Names
For Its First Big Event, the 19th Gets Big Names
Next week’s 19th Represents, an all-women summit, gathers political heavy hitters in one (virtual) room

News, Aug. 6, 2020

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