Mike Kanin

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Gómez Pushes Road Plan Near Racetrack
Gómez Pushes Road Plan Near Racetrack
Commissioner says she's concerned about access and safety issues in her precinct

News, Aug. 29, 2013

Council-Staff Tension Spills Over in Budget Talks
Council-Staff Tension Spills Over in Budget Talks
Spelman and Martinez drill staffers over cost projections and turnover

News, Aug. 29, 2013

Marriott Incentives Deal Dies on Dais
Marriott Incentives Deal Dies on Dais
Council takes no action on proposed revisions to prevailing wage ordinance

News, Aug. 15, 2013

The Fire Last Time: AFA and City at Impasse
The Fire Last Time: AFA and City at Impasse
I/O Solutions becomes entangled in latest dispute about AFD's hiring process

News, Aug. 8, 2013

City Redistricting Commission Wants Its Own Lawyer
City Redistricting Commission Wants Its Own Lawyer
ICRC gets down to brass tacks before drawing new City Council boundaries

News, July 25, 2013

Red Light Firm Red in the Face
Red Light Firm Red in the Face
Redflex claims no wrongdoing in Austin

News, July 18, 2013

Event Horizon
Event Horizon
As festivals, crowds, and expenses proliferate – is Austin approaching major event overload?

News, July 11, 2013

White Lodging: Wage Dispute Prevails ... 'Til August
White Lodging: Wage Dispute Prevails ... 'Til August
Absent Bill Spelman, Council punts the issue

News, July 3, 2013

City Cuts Fee Waivers to Marriott Builder; Labor Groups File Workplace Complaints
City Cuts Fee Waivers to Marriott Builder; Labor Groups File Workplace Complaints
Labor rights groups stop playing nice

News, June 20, 2013

EUC Trio to Council: Take This Volunteer Job and Shove It
EUC Trio to Council: Take This Volunteer Job and Shove It
Three commissioners quit, citing Council and city management's lack of support and cooperation

News, June 20, 2013

LCRA Treads Water in Dry Times
LCRA Treads Water in Dry Times
The LCRA emerged from the 83rd relatively unscathed, but still no one is particularly happy

News, June 13, 2013

Did Ott Hide Ethics Study From Council?
Did Ott Hide Ethics Study From Council?
Many employees don't believe city has a strong ethical culture, 2010 survey shows

News, May 16, 2013

Labor Group Seeks to Depose White Lodging
Labor Group Seeks to Depose White Lodging
Downtown Marriott developer accused of breaking incentive agreement

News, May 9, 2013

Two, Three ... Many Festivals = How Many Cops?
Two, Three ... Many Festivals = How Many Cops?
As special events grow, so does the need for police

News, April 18, 2013

City's Urban Ag Effort Struggles to Take Root
City's Urban Ag Effort Struggles to Take Root
Bureaucracy may be reason for program's stunted growth

News, April 11, 2013

It's Not Easy Being Green
It's Not Easy Being Green
The city's Office of Sustainability is still trying to find a sustainable mission

News, April 4, 2013

Zone Defense
Zone Defense
Council Wrangles Over 'Contract Zoning'

News, March 21, 2013

Austin Energy Wins Round One
Austin Energy Wins Round One
With a settlement of the suburban rate case, city holds its breath until sine die

News, March 7, 2013

The Deal Gets Done
City Council settles AE rate case in principle, details to come

News, March 7, 2013

The Players
The utility, the appellants, and the intervenors

News, March 7, 2013

Settlement Pending in AE Rate Case
Settlement Pending in AE Rate Case
Details Few -- City Council posted for Friday consideration

News, Feb. 26, 2013

Spring Train-ing
Spring Train-ing
Warm-up for another urban rail campaign

News, Feb. 21, 2013

Council: Raise Your Hand If You're Running for Mayor
Council: Raise Your Hand If You're Running for Mayor
It's impossible to ignore Council members' political aspirations

News, Feb. 7, 2013

Council Split on How – and When – to Fund Housing
Council Split on How – and When – to Fund Housing
City scrambles to finance what voters rejected

News, Jan. 31, 2013

LCRA Wins One
LCRA Wins One
A judge has ruled that LCRA didn't breach its contract with wholesale rates

News, Jan. 31, 2013

The Road to 10-1
The Road to 10-1
The City Council districting destination is settled. Is anybody driving the bus?

News, Jan. 31, 2013

The Long and Winding Road to 10-1
The Long and Winding Road to 10-1
The steps to a December adoption of a district plan

News, Jan. 31, 2013

Guns & Ammo ... and Austin Politics
Guns & Ammo ... and Austin Politics
The state of gun control in Travis County

News, Jan. 17, 2013

Three Progressives Eye Biscoe's Seat
Three Progressives Eye Biscoe's Seat
Former Sen. Barrientos, Commissioner Eckhardt, Dem Party Chair Andy Brown are top contenders

News, Dec. 20, 2012

WTP4: What's $15 Million Among Friends?
WTP4: What's $15 Million Among Friends?
One expects Council will be more vigilant the next time around

News, Dec. 13, 2012

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