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Michael King

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TWITTER: @PointAustin

Staff writer and former news editor Michael King has reported on city and state politics for the Chronicle since 2000. He was educated at Indiana University and Yale, and from 1977 to 1985 taught at UT-Austin. He has been the editor of the Houston Press and The Texas Observer, and has reported and written widely on education, politics, and cultural subjects.

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Point Austin: Who We Are

Treatment of desperate immigrants a stark test of the American idea

News Column, Jun. 21, 2018

Mike Clark-Madison Out at Austin Monitor

Publisher steps down after a brief tenure

News Feature, Jun. 21, 2018

Sunset Commission Reports on Texas Medical Board

Follow-up review issues light recommendations

News Feature, Jun. 21, 2018

Mike Clark-Madison Out at Austin Monitor

Publisher steps down after a brief tenure

News Daily, Jun. 18, 2018 12:25 PM

Point Austin: The Struggle Continues

The Poor People's Campaign renews the long-term fight

News Column, Jun. 14, 2018

Martin Luecke’s “Campaign to Save Humanity”

Independent eyes Congressional District 25

News Feature, Jun. 14, 2018

Texas Medical Board Defends Itself

Responding to complaints, agency renews attack on critics and judge

News Feature, Jun. 14, 2018

Martin Luecke's "Campaign to Save Humanity"

Independent eyes Congressional District 25

News Daily, Jun. 12, 2018 3:00 PM

Point Austin: Suffer the Little Children

Is Southwest Key providing child care at the border, or collaboration?

News Column, Jun. 7, 2018

Merging the Travis Attorneys?

D.A. Moore and C.A. Escamilla networking a possible consolidation

News Feature, Jun. 7, 2018

Point Austin: The Art of the Possible

A few thoughts on Texas Democratic prospects

News Column, May. 31, 2018

How Close Is Your Park?

Austin parks ranking in the middle of the U.S. pack

News Feature, May. 31, 2018

Are Dogs Gentrifying East Austin?

Eric Tang’s latest addendum addresses displacement, and dogs, in Eastside tract

News Feature, May. 31, 2018

The Never-Ending Election Contest

Pressley v. Casar still pending before Supreme Court

News Feature, May. 31, 2018

Point Austin: Gun Crazy

More massacres, more conversations, more sanctimony ... more nothing

News Column, May. 24, 2018

Run-off Election Results

Winners and losers in the Democratic primary

News Feature, May. 24, 2018

County Reports on Drug Use and Poverty

New studies and what they mean for Austin

News Feature, May. 24, 2018

Point Austin: Purging the Commissioners

If you can't win the argument, blow up the process

News Column, May. 17, 2018

Warming to CodeNEXT?

Chamber of Commerce's poll reflects improving views of zoning rewrite

News Feature, May. 17, 2018

Van Boven Still Trying to Clear His Name

Appeals to HHS clearinghouse to overrule TMB

News Feature, May. 17, 2018

Congressional District 21: Center vs. Left?

How flippable is this district?

News Feature, May. 10, 2018

Congressional District 10: Running Uphill

A changing of the challenger's guard?

News Feature, May. 10, 2018

Congressional District 31: Two Quarterbacks

Everybody's playing for the same team

News Feature, May. 10, 2018

Point Austin: Can This Code Be Saved?

Plan for a common future, or pretend it just won't happen

News Column, May. 10, 2018

Point Austin: Slaves for Rent

Sick pay lawsuit confirms what bosses think of workers

News Column, May. 3, 2018

Can’t Convict the Defendant? Convict the Judge.

Chief judge defends Burkhalter firing

News Feature, May. 3, 2018

Dr. Robert Van Boven, the Whistleblower

Lakeway neurologist battles hospitals, officials, and the "culture of silence"

News Feature, Apr. 19, 2018

Where Have We Heard That Before?

Perennial notes in city politics ...

News Feature, Apr. 12, 2018

Strategizing a City Budget

Finance staff delivers tentative 2019 forecast

News Feature, Apr. 12, 2018

Point Austin: Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

City Hall begins budget prep with a fair-to-middling forecast

News Column, Apr. 5, 2018

Uproar Over Judge's Dismissal at SOAH

Calls to remove chief administrative law judge

News Feature, Apr. 5, 2018

Campaign Notes

For those about to run-off

News Feature, Apr. 5, 2018

Council: Crime and Coronation

Lengthy City Council meeting reinforces police staffing, congratulates APD

News Feature, Mar. 29, 2018

Laura Morrison Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign

Former council member begins her bid

News Feature, Mar. 29, 2018

The Jumpolin Story Goes to Court

Status Labs partners Jordan French and Darius Fisher sue and countersue

News Feature, Mar. 29, 2018

Point Austin: In Search of a Plan, Not a Master Plan

Council divisions taking shape on CodeNEXT

News Column, Mar. 22, 2018

Council: From Soup to Nuts ...

News Feature, Mar. 22, 2018

Travis Duncan Enters Mayor Race

Candidate says he’ll bring “people’s power plan” to Austin

News Feature, Mar. 22, 2018

SXSW Film Review: A Tuba to Cuba

Preservation Jazz Hall Band doc is filled with life and joy

Screens Daily, Mar. 15, 2018 10:15 AM

Travis Duncan Enters Mayor Race

Candidate says he’ll bring “people’s power plan” to Austin

News Daily, Mar. 14, 2018 3:00 PM

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