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The Latest on Local Singer Chameleon Foster's Disappearance
It has been 13 days since 25-year-old Brenden "Chameleon" Foster was seen at Hippie Hollow. Despite land, water, and air searches by officials, the local singer is still missing.

2:15PM Tue. Feb. 18, Jessi Cape and Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

Kirk Watson Resigns From Texas Senate
Kirk Watson, Austin's well-liked former mayor and its District 14 rep in the Texas Senate since 2006, announced today that he'll be stepping down from the job to become the Founding Dean of the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs.

9:30AM Tue. Feb. 18, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

The Strange Case of the 353rd District Court
Perhaps the oddest Democratic primary judicial race is that for the 353rd District Court, where popular incumbent Judge Tim Sulak faces repeated stealth Republican Madeleine Connor. Connor – who insists she is “nonpartisan” as well as judicious – has also been officially declared a “vexatious litigant” in two different courts.

9:00AM Tue. Feb. 18, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Austin’s Reverse Pitch Competition Encourages Zero Waste Economy
Earlier this month, five businesses and nonprofits presented their unused supplies to entrepreneurs at Austin Resource Recovery’s Fifth Annual Reverse Pitch Competition. In April, entrepreneurs share their business models for reusing the surplus material in the hopes of winning one of two innovation prizes totaling $20,000.

7:00AM Tue. Feb. 18, Lauren Girgis Read More | Comment »

Austin’s Reverse Pitch Competition Encourages Zero Waste Economy
 
U.S. Senate Candidate Forum on Climate Change Livestream
Texas Impact, Environment Texas and the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club for Texas' is hosting the only U.S. Senate candidate forum on climate change today at University Presbyterian Church of Austin (2203 San Antonio St). Watch the live feed here at 12:30pm.

12:15PM Mon. Feb. 17 Read More | Comment »

District Judges Take Another Step on Bail Reform
In another indicator that bail reform is on the current agenda at the Travis County Courthouse, the felony court district judges released a memo last week directing Pretrial Services to provide financial information to magistrates before they assign a cash bond, “in order to support the magistrates in their duties …”

9:00AM Mon. Feb. 17, Michael King Read More | Comment »

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Council Recap: Land Code Revision Advances to Final Round
After three days of debate, the Austin City Council advanced its effort to rewrite the Land Development Code to the third-and-final stage late on Thursday, Feb. 13, in a 7-4 vote that has become a familiar split on the dais in the land-use debate.

4:17PM Fri. Feb. 14, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Balancing the Scales of Justice on Texas’ Most Important Courts
A strange sensation – hope – pervades the Texas Democratic Party this year and has resulted in something not seen since the mid-1990s: contested primaries for nominations to the state's two high courts.

3:45PM Fri. Feb. 14, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

Picking Shades of Blue in the 2020 Texas Dem Primary
While I went to party with pets, my colleagues Mike Clark-Madison and Michael King took the reins of our weekly show on KOOP 91.7 FM to run through the March 3 primary ballot.

3:30PM Fri. Feb. 14, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

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