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Texas Tribune Festival Adds Newsom, Clinton, Cruz to 2022 Lineup
A popular but polarizing governor of a progressive state, a failed presidential candidate, and a Cancun-loving senator dubbed “lyin’” by the former Liar-in-Chief walk into a bar…

6:45AM Tue. Aug. 9, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Erica Nix Is on the (Mayoral) Run
Like most longtime Austinites, queer workout guru Erica Nix has a lot of thoughts on the city’s future. She’s expressed those thoughts through performance art as well as recent feature-length film Erica’s First Holy Sh!t – but that’s not enough anymore. Now, Nix is taking her first neon leg-warmer clad step down the mayoral campaign trail.

5:00PM Fri. Aug. 5, James Scott Read More | Comment »

1:39PM Fri. Jul. 29, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Is Austin, Literally, Hot as Hell Today?
The answer is, of course, no. We mean, don’t be stupid. But

8:00AM Mon. Jul. 25, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Council Recap: Protecting Austinites' Reproductive Rights
Austin City Council unanimously (in the absence of lone Republican Mackenzie Kelly) approved four items on Thursday, July 21, that aim to provide people within the city some legal protection should they seek or perform an abortion.

10:08AM Fri. Jul. 22, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

City Ends Contract With Operator of Austin's Downtown Homeless Shelter
The city of Austin is cutting ties with Front Steps, the nonprofit that has run the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless since 2004 and has provided other homelessness services since 1997.

3:15PM Fri. Jul. 15, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

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Everything's Coming Up Green for City Employees in Better-Than-Expected Budget
City of Austin employees took the spotlight today (Friday, July 15) as City Manager Spencer Cronk presented his proposed fiscal year 2023 budget, a $5 billion spending plan buoyed by Austin's booming economy that manages to avoid both layoffs and property tax increases.

2:45PM Fri. Jul. 15, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

Next on Ken Paxton’s To-Do List: Mother Annihilation
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton – the actually influential version of a guy who was “just playing devil’s advocate” during a eugenics discussion in a college philosophy class – tried his darndest Thursday to block emergency rooms from offering abortions to save the lives of pregnant people.

4:10PM Thu. Jul. 14, Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

Amid Texas Heat Wave ERCOT Asks Texans to Conserve Energy, With Possibility of Rolling Blackouts
After last Friday’s temperatures broke a second record in July for power usage with 78,204 megawatts, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas appealed to Texans to conserve power today from 2 to 8pm, and by 4pm thousands of Austin homes were out of power. (Energy supply and demand levels are trackable via ERCOT’s dashboard.)

12:10PM Mon. Jul. 11, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

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