"...– Council Member Delia Garza, during deliberations last week on Item 47, concerning police staffing..."
"...Candidacies can't become official until July 25 – when the city clerk's office first begins accepting applications for space on the November ballot – but it appears already as though District 2 incumbent Delia Garza will face at least a couple of challengers in her bid for re-election to City Council...."
"...– Council Member Delia Garza on finding a balance between supporting police and encouraging reform..."
"...Later this afternoon, City Council candidate Delia Garza is filing her campaign treasurer designation for District 2 - and her treasurer will be former Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman, who is stepping aside and "enthusiastically" endorsing Garza...."
"...It wasn't yet 8pm when Delia Garza took to a microphone outside Trudy's South to address her crowd of supporters in the city's Southeast District 2. Nearly an hour before, the incumbent council member saw her early voting numbers open to a large lead: 66% of the vote over challengers Casey Ramos and Wesley Faulkner..."
"...In this week's news roundup: Former APD Detective Charles Kleinert's motion to dismiss the manslaughter case against him is heard; Council Member Delia Garza discloses her personal history with Planned Parenthood; another mass shooting leaves several dead; and more...."
"...District 6 Council Member Don Zimmerman was roundly booed at last night's City Council meeting after he told a group of young student witnesses that they should "do something useful" and not "live off others" when they grow up. D2 CM Delia Garza responded for the council, "We do not condone what he said."..."
"...Prior to this morning’s City Council meeting, Council Member Delia Garza and four colleagues previewed their resolution on today’s agenda that would move to limit city business with any companies engaged in the “design, construction, or maintenance of the border wall.”..."
"...In a morning press conference outside Blazier Elementary School, four City Council Members – Delia Garza, Pio Renteria, Greg Casar, and Jimmy Flannigan – declared their unhappiness with the current CodeNEXT process, and called for the next draft to fully address citywide inequality, affordability, gentrification, and displacement...."
"...Mayor Steve Adler and his aides are doing damage control over the city’s Pilot Knob PUD deal, initially declared “a landmark affordable housing deal” by the mayor and District 2 Council Member Delia Garza. Adler is now responding to criticism of the deal with elaboration, while reiterating, “This is a valuable tool to create affordability.”..."
"...Sheri Gallo Chair, Leslie Pool Vice Chair, Steve Adler, Greg Casar, Delia Garza, Ora Houston, Ann Kitchen, Sabino Renteria, Kathie Tovo, Ellen Troxclair, Don Zimmerman..."
"...It wasn’t 8 o’clock yet when Delia Garza took to a microphone outside at Trudy’s South to address her crowd and supporters in the city’s Southeast District 2. Nearly an hour before, the incumbent council member saw her early voting numbers open to a large lead: 66% to Casey Ramos’ 18% and Wesley Faulkner’s 15%..."
"...The mayor's blog was followed, a few days later, by an Alberta Phillips editorial in the Statesman ("Homestead exemption helps rich – and benefits rest of Austin," July 11), borrowing heavily from the mayor's stats and insisting that the vote for the exemption "should have been unanimous." The exemption indeed "helps the rich," wrote Phillips, but it also helps "the rest of us ... who are a paycheck, layoff or illness away from tumbling down an economic ladder that we've clawed our way up." Rest-of-Us Phillips singles out the five mostly Eastside votes against the exemption – Ora Houston, Delia Garza, Pio Renteria, Greg Casar, and Kathie Tovo – and accuses them of "ward-style politics."..."
"...Delia Garza: Equity Advocate..."
"...Health & Human Services: Ora Houston (c), Kathie Tovo (vc), Delia Garza, Ellen Troxclair..."
"...District 2: Delia Garza..."
"...Like her opponents, she knows the district and its needs well, and on Council should be a superb advocate for her constituents, as well as an experienced hand at city politics who will understand the relationship between district needs and whole community issues. Having to make a choice among three excellent candidates, we choose Houston. District 2: Delia Garza..."
"...That's not to say they're all in agreement on how to proceed. D2 CM Delia Garza has been the strongest in flatly opposing the homestead exemption, calling it both inadequate and inequitable..."
"...In late January, Benestante ran into Council Member Delia Garza, a former firefighter, at a fundraiser event thrown by the wife of a former colleague. "She bent my ear a little bit," remembers Garza..."
"...District 2 Council Member Delia Garza, who on Monday was chosen by her colleagues to succeed Tovo as mayor pro tem (the first Latina to hold that honor), told me, "I think this is an opportunity to really move the needle on how we manage growth and do it in a progressive way. I think this City Council will be one of the most progressive in terms of understanding the need to plan and manage our growth, and that we're no longer a little college town..."