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Mike Kanin

36 articles in 2012

Three Progressives Eye Biscoe's Seat

Former Sen. Barrientos, Commissioner Eckhardt, Dem Party Chair Andy Brown are top contenders

News Feature, Dec. 20, 2012

WTP4: What's $15 Million Among Friends?

One expects Council will be more vigilant the next time around

News Feature, Dec. 13, 2012

Still Looking for a Home

Austin searches once again for a comprehensive solution for homelessness

News Feature, Nov. 29, 2012

Downtown Stopgap: The Public Order Solution

News Feature, Nov. 29, 2012

Victories for Living Wages

Development incentives policies seem to be swinging in workers' favor

News Feature, Nov. 29, 2012

What Now for Central Health?

Medical school planning begins, and associated care programs move to implementation

News Feature, Nov. 21, 2012

Wins for Med School and Health Care

Travis County voters approve tax hike to fund UT med school

News Feature, Nov. 8, 2012

Health Care Elephants Battle Over Med School Prop. 1

St. David's formally opposes the proposition to build a med school in Austin

News Feature, Nov. 1, 2012

Open and Shut

Council members hope they've closed the door on their Open Meetings legal troubles. Trouble is, that won't be the end.

News Feature, Oct. 25, 2012

Escamilla's Deal: Changing the Subject?

News Feature, Oct. 25, 2012

Open Meetings: Case Closed?

A deal is near for seven current and former City Council members

News Daily, Oct. 18, 2012 10:43 AM

WTP4: Running on Overruns?

Austin Water wants more money for WTP4

News Feature, Oct. 18, 2012

Med School Campaign Goes High-Speed

The campaign for a UT-Austin medical school accelerates

News Feature, Oct. 11, 2012

SH 45: The Road to Commissioners Court?

Karen Huber and Gerald Daugherty face off over a highway in southwestern Travis County

News Feature, Oct. 4, 2012

Fayette's Fate Up in the Ozone

AE proposes to sell its Fayette interest, but it may not fly

News Feature, Sep. 27, 2012

The Med School Solution

A medical school, a teaching hospital, and a new health care system?

News Feature, Sep. 13, 2012

LCRA and Utilities Fight Over Contracts

River authority could lose half of its electric revenues

News Feature, Sep. 13, 2012

Ott Future?

Did Marc Ott make the grade this year?

News Feature, Aug. 16, 2012

Will Medicaid Buy a Medical School?

Waiver program could have payoff of hundreds of millions

News Feature, Aug. 2, 2012

Total Utility

The pain and politics of raising electric rates as a means of controlling our destiny

News Feature, Jun. 14, 2012

The End Result

News Feature, Jun. 14, 2012

Rosedale Cafe Exemption Approved

Architect Michael Hsu's project would replace the former Innu Salon

News Feature, Jun. 7, 2012

Rosedale Reacts: Cafe Non!

Neighbors fed up with proposed restaurant on Hancock

News Feature, May. 24, 2012

Constables, Precincts 1, 3, 4: Nature of the Job

News Feature, May. 10, 2012

Courting Change

Travis County needs a new civil and family courthouse – and a new way of doing business

News Feature, May. 3, 2012

Happiness Has Got To Be Paid For

Tax troubles claim bookstore's LLC license

News Feature, Apr. 26, 2012

New Courthouse? Let's Form a Committee!

"There's momentum for this project. ... Don't waste that."

News Feature, Apr. 26, 2012

Shea's Contracts at Issue

Questions raised about candidate Brigid Shea's work as consultant and lobbyist

News Feature, Apr. 5, 2012

West Lake Waterworks

City to offer $16 million for control of its wastewater system

News Feature, Apr. 5, 2012

Hockenyos Gets Creative ... Again

Austin should embrace its identity as a cultural mecca

News Feature, Mar. 29, 2012

Hostel Takeover Averted – For Now

Lease extension for Hostelling International's Austin franchise exposes a few cracks

News Feature, Mar. 8, 2012

Sixth Sense

Neighbors, business owners, and the city are all searching for the future of East Sixth Street

News Feature, Feb. 23, 2012

So Close to Water, Yet So Far

South Travis subdivision trying to raise funds for water line

News Feature, Feb. 16, 2012

Precinct 3 Race Likely a Rematch

The Precinct 3 primary looks to be a preview of a fall rematch

News Feature, Feb. 9, 2012

Trying To Hit the Right Note

City's sound ordinance back on front burner

News Feature, Jan. 26, 2012

Music Matters

Two meetings set to address Austin's sound ordinance

News Daily, Jan. 16, 2012 2:48 PM

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