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Firefighters Vote to Oppose Police Union-Backed Proposition A
Members of the Austin Firefighters Association have voted to oppose Proposition A, the citizen initiative backed by Save Austin Now and the Austin Police Association that if approved by voters would require the city to hire around 500 new police officers.

4:30PM Fri. Oct. 1, 2021, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Eighth Street Survivors Still Wait for Resolution From the City and APD
To the Austin Police Department, the thousands of people who gathered Downtown to protest for Black lives over the weekend of May 30-31, 2020, were rioters.

8:30PM Wed. Sep. 29, 2021, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

Dr. Van Boven Goes to the State's Highest Court
On Wednesday morning, Sept. 29, Dr. Robert Van Boven represented himself before the Texas Supreme Court, presumably the final stand in his years-long effort to defend his reputation and career from the official intransigence of the Texas Medical Board.

2:09PM Wed. Sep. 29, 2021, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Van Boven vs. the Texas Medical Board: Now At the State's Highest Court
On Wednesday, Sept. 29, Dr. Robert Van Boven will appear before the Texas Supreme Court, in an appeal proceeding of his long-running effort to defend his name and reputation from the official intransigence of the Texas Medical Board. Van Boven hopes to force the agency to fully acknowledge his exoneration from charges of wrongful behavior.

3:34PM Tue. Sep. 28, 2021, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Why You Should Care About Redistricting
Texas has grown at an astonishing rate, with people of color accounting for most of that population growth. Texas lawmakers are now hard at work drafting maps to diminish the political might of these new residents.

6:31PM Fri. Sep. 24, 2021, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

TinyFest Texas: Let’s Get Small
Like, c’mon – how big of a house do you need, after all?

11:15AM Thu. Sep. 23, 2021, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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City Manager Names Interim Chief Joseph Chacon as Chief of Austin PD
After officials in Boise, Idaho, and Waco, Texas, passed on the opportunity to make Joseph Chacon their new police chief in 2020 and 2021, respectively, City Manager Spencer Cronk has offered him the job here in Austin.

4:20PM Wed. Sep. 22, 2021, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Celia Israel Makes "Exploratory" Move Toward 2022 Mayor's Race
Someone had to make the first move, and state Rep. Celia Israel became that someone Wednesday morning, Sept. 22, announcing her “exploratory committee” of community leaders poised to back her in the 2022 Austin mayoral race.

8:00AM Wed. Sep. 22, 2021, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

Reveling in Heartless Bastards' New Album and the Return of the Fall Arts Season
The fall arts season gets swinging (and COVID throws a few punches back).

6:31PM Fri. Sep. 17, 2021, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

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