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Lege Lines: Senate Still Hasn’t Confirmed Texas Secretary of State David Whitley
Lege Lines: Senate Still Hasn’t Confirmed Texas Secretary of State David Whitley
Architect of recent "voter fraud" fiasco shifts blame to DPS

News, Feb. 14, 2019

Lege Lines: GOP Sharpens Its Claws for Paid Sick Leave With SB 15
Lege Lines: GOP Sharpens Its Claws for Paid Sick Leave With SB 15
"Consistent Employment Regulations Act" would dismantle city's right to protect workers

News, Feb. 14, 2019

City: More Affordable Housing Everywhere
City: More Affordable Housing Everywhere
Neighborhood Housing and Community Development draft goals to increase inventory for low- and moderate-income households

News, Feb. 14, 2019

Lege Lines: Full-Day Pre-K Tops School Wish List
Lege Lines: Full-Day Pre-K Tops School Wish List
Bipartisan support emerges for plan to fund full-day pre-kindergarten

News, Feb. 14, 2019

Dell Medical School Team Unveils Plans to Reinvent Austin State Hospital
Dell Medical School Team Unveils Plans to Reinvent Austin State Hospital
Rising from the ashes of the aging mental hospital

News, Feb. 7, 2019

Catholic Diocese Discloses Alleged Abusers
Catholic Diocese Discloses Alleged Abusers
Bishop names 22 clergy “credibly accused” of sexual offenses with minors

News, Feb. 7, 2019

Lege Lines: The Voters Speak, the Governor Listens
Lege Lines: The Voters Speak, the Governor Listens
Abbott leaves the red-state red-meat back at the mansion

News, Feb. 7, 2019

“Affordability Unlocked” With More Density, Casar Hopes
“Affordability Unlocked” With More Density, Casar Hopes
Proposal aims to make the city’s money go farther by making projects larger

News, Feb. 7, 2019

Austin at Large: Put on Your Shrinking Caps
Austin at Large: Put on Your Shrinking Caps
So why – let alone how – do we "need" to "reform" Texas property taxes?

News, Feb. 7, 2019

Will Texas Patch Up TABC Before It Bursts?
Will Texas Patch Up TABC Before It Bursts?
If ever an agency needed to be scorched by the state’s Sunset Act, it’s the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion

News, Jan. 31, 2019

Racist Confederate Plaque Needs a Forever Home
Racist Confederate Plaque Needs a Forever Home
State Preservation Board mulls over what to do with defrocked "Children of the Confederacy Creed" plaque

News, Jan. 31, 2019

The Scooters Are Not for Crimes
The Scooters Are Not for Crimes
Scooter and cellphone data lead to Austin teen's arrest for bank robbery

News, Jan. 31, 2019

Austin at Large: Get Out of Jail, Free
Austin at Large: Get Out of Jail, Free
In the purple light of a new Texas, cash bail looks mighty ugly

News, Jan. 24, 2019

Lege Lines: Yes, Dan Patrick Is Really That Petty
Lege Lines: Yes, Dan Patrick Is Really That Petty
Committee assignments spawn high-school drama in the Senate

News, Jan. 24, 2019

With Climate Change Award, Bloomberg Makes It Rain in Austin
With Climate Change Award, Bloomberg Makes It Rain in Austin
Billionaire ex-New York mayor wants to speed up urban carbon reductions

News, Jan. 17, 2019

Dell Medical Is Bringing Health Care to the Homeless
Dell Medical Is Bringing Health Care to the Homeless
UT school forms a street team

News, Jan. 17, 2019

Richard Overton Gets a Heartfelt Send-off
Richard Overton Gets a Heartfelt Send-off
Austin’s oldest man, America’s oldest World War II vet laid to rest at Texas State Cemetery

News, Jan. 17, 2019

Austin At Large: Fractured Fairy Tales
Will no Prince Charming come to save our school district in distress?

News, Jan. 10, 2019

Texas Comptroller Gives Legislature More Money to Spend
Texas Comptroller Gives Legislature More Money to Spend
But don't go crazy y'all

News, Jan. 10, 2019

New Leaders at KUT and <i>Texas Monthly</i>
New Leaders at KUT and Texas Monthly
Legacy media powers move past scandal with outside hires

News, Jan. 10, 2019

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these

News, Dec. 27, 2018

Apple Takes a $1 Billion Bite of Robinson Ranch
Apple Takes a $1 Billion Bite of Robinson Ranch
Tech giant heads just up the road to double its Austin footprint

News, Dec. 20, 2018

Austin at Large: Let’s Get Connected Again
Austin at Large: Let’s Get Connected Again
What we can do now to prepare for the mobility future

News, Dec. 20, 2018

Winding Up the Election Cycle
Winding Up the Election Cycle
Harper-Madison, Ellis to join Council; Singh, Gharakhanian prevail

News, Dec. 13, 2018

Turn Out the Lights, the Election's Over
Turn Out the Lights, the Election's Over
New Council, AISD, ACC boards set for action in 2019

News, Dec. 11, 2018

Run-Off Results: Early Votes Come In
Run-Off Results: Early Votes Come In
Harper-Madison, Renteria, Ellis lead the Council pack

News, Dec. 11, 2018

Austin at Large: Cracking the Code
Austin at Large: Cracking the Code
Change in our city will move at the speed of trust

News, Dec. 6, 2018

Run-Off Ticker: Every Vote Really Will Matter!
Run-Off Ticker: Every Vote Really Will Matter!
Election news to use at the polls

News, Dec. 6, 2018

Run-Off Election Ticker: Getting a Li’l Testy!
Run-Off Election Ticker: Getting a Li’l Testy!
Democracy itself is at stake. Just ask Frank Ward.

News, Nov. 29, 2018

The Past, Present, and Future of Waller and Shoal Creeks
The Past, Present, and Future of Waller and Shoal Creeks
Finally doing right by Austin's waterways

News, Nov. 29, 2018

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