Patricia J. Ruland

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TP&W Responds to Racism Allegations
TP&W Responds to Racism Allegations
Department director was 'deeply disturbed by the explosive ... allegations'

News, Sept. 6, 2012

Parks, Wildlife, and Racism
Parks, Wildlife, and Racism
Wardens recount longstanding, institutional discrimination against African-Americans at TP&W

News, Aug. 9, 2012

Judge and OAS Find T. Don Hutto Lacking
Judge and OAS Find T. Don Hutto Lacking
Judicial oversight of the T. Don Hutto immigration detention center ends soon – then what?

News, Aug. 7, 2009

Suicide by Cop
Graves Loses in Federal Court

News, June 12, 2009

How Many Cats Did Austin Save Last Year?
How Many Cats Did Austin Save Last Year?
By the numbers, shelter and animal advocate efforts show significant progress

News, April 3, 2009

How They're Doing It
How They're Doing It
On the road to no-kill

News, April 3, 2009

Austin's Animal Partnership Model: Get Engaged
Spotlighting a handful of the nearly 100 local organizations working together to save Austin's animals

News, April 3, 2009

City Rejects FixAustin Charges
City allays concerns about decreased animal shelter capacity and an animal crematory

News, March 6, 2009

T. Don Hutto: Lipstick on a Doberman
T. Don Hutto: Lipstick on a Doberman
WilCo commissioners voted to renew the T. Don Hutto contract, apparently because it's good for children

News, Jan. 9, 2009

Whitmire: Substance Abuse Program Is Doing Fine
Whitmire: Substance Abuse Program Is Doing Fine
Women's allegations against a state-run drug program for felony offenders gets short shrift by a Senate committee

News, Dec. 12, 2008

WilCo
Defeated Dems see silver lining

News, Nov. 7, 2008

WilCo Election Admin Denies News 8 Report
However, he does not deny that bond issues were missing from ballots

News, Nov. 4, 2008

Winograd Fixes Austin: NKE Knows Best
Winograd Fixes Austin: NKE Knows Best
Nathan Winograd makes his case for 'taking back' the animal center

News, Oct. 31, 2008

TPJ Campaign Complaint Leads Back to WilCo
TPJ Campaign Complaint Leads Back to WilCo
Texans for Public Justice says Chief Justice Kenneth Law has engaged in illegal fundraising practices – but that's not all

News, Oct. 3, 2008

Officials' Silence Speaks Loudly at Hutto Forum
A forum on the T. Don Hutto immigrant-detention center will go on despite no participation from Hutto supporters

News, Sept. 19, 2008

In WilCo, Making a Pass Is OK ... Unless You're Gay
Alleged dirty talk in a parking lot could land a WilCo man in prison

News, Sept. 5, 2008

Does Austin Need Fixing? Ask Reno.
Does Austin Need Fixing? Ask Reno.
Animal shelter reform has meant less euthanasia in Reno – why not in Austin?

News, Aug. 8, 2008

Phone Use Cut at Hutto

News, Aug. 1, 2008

Will 'Safe-P' and TDCJ Be Held Accountable?
Will 'Safe-P' and TDCJ Be Held Accountable?
Legislative committee will hear testimony on a controversial substance abuse treatment program

News, July 18, 2008

WilCo Follies
WilCo Follies
Don't kill yourself, or we'll shoot you

News, June 27, 2008

Cops Walk in Round Rock Shooting
Police acted 'reasonably' when they shot a naked man six times, says grand jury

News, June 20, 2008

The Cat Did It: WilCo off the Hook in Shelter probe
The Cat Did It: WilCo off the Hook in Shelter probe
Animals blamed in abuse case (and for squealing to the pigs)

News, June 13, 2008

Black Dog Blues: WilCo Shelter Flap Goes National
Black Dog Blues: WilCo Shelter Flap Goes National
Before sending it out, perhaps the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter brass should have read aloud its press release advertising “Black is Beautiful” week

News, June 12, 2008

Rehabilitation or Torture?
Rehabilitation or Torture?
Inmates charge privatized state 'rehab' program subjects women to prolonged physical stress and degradation

News, May 23, 2008

ACC Campus on Round Rock Ballot
Round Rock voters will decide what could be ACC's largest campus

News, May 9, 2008

WilCo Sends Another One Packing
There's just no pleasing the Williamson Co. brass

News, April 25, 2008

Pet Sterilization Dogs City and Retailer
Pet Sterilization Dogs City and Retailer
Hey, kitten, wanna get spayed?

News, April 11, 2008

WilCo, WMI Wrangle Over Waste Deal

News, April 11, 2008

Laws Draws Criticism for Racial Slur
Laws Draws Criticism for Racial Slur
Mustang Ridge mayor pro tem and water company GM refers to possible immigrant detention center as "holding pen for ________"

News, March 28, 2008

Sheriff's Office Draws Heat for Helping ICE
Sheriff's Office Draws Heat for Helping ICE
County's willingness to oblige feds prompts backlash

News, March 21, 2008

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