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Community First! Village Honored With Homelessness Memorial
Community First! Village Honored With Homelessness Memorial
Statues hope to humanize an often stigmatized community

Lilli Hime, May 19, 2019

Legislative Attack on Eastside Planned Parenthood Closer to Finish Line
House Passes Bill That Aims at Austin Planned Parenthood
House-approved SB 22 jeopardizes basic preventive community care

Mary Tuma, May 18, 2019

UPDATE: #SaveChickFilA Bill Moves Closer to Adoption in a Blow to LGBTQ Rights
UPDATE: #SaveChickFilA Bill Moves Closer to Adoption in a Blow to LGBTQ Rights
SB 1978 passes House despite heart-wrenching testimony

Sarah Marloff, May 17, 2019

House Committee Hears
House Committee Hears Voter Suppression Bill
SB 9 would punish voter form errors with state jail felonies

Mary Tuma, May 16, 2019

LGBTQ Forces Prevail at Capitol – For Now
LGBTQ Forces Prevail at Capitol – For Now
One religious liberty bill dies; another moves forward

Sarah Marloff, May 16, 2019

Civics 101

May 16, 2019

Headlines
Headlines

May 16, 2019

Legislative Bill Would Hide How the Sausage Is Made
Legislative Bill Would Hide How the Sausage Is Made
HB 4181 would add new exemptions for legislative records from open records requests

Michael King, May 16, 2019

Texas Anti-Choice Legislation Continues to Damage Health Care and Undermine Local Control
Texas Anti-Choice Legislation Continues to Damage Health Care and Undermine Local Control
As GOP postures with SB 22, women’s health care pays the price

Mary Tuma, May 16, 2019

Local Fallout From Unusually Heavy Rains
Local Fallout From Unusually Heavy Rains
One dead; Zilker Zephyr closed indefinitely in flooding aftermath

Austin Sanders, May 16, 2019

Quote of the Week
Quote of the Week

May 16, 2019

Austin City Council v. Climate Change
Austin City Council v. Climate Change
City Hall backs resilience, electric vehicles

Austin Sanders, May 16, 2019

DOJ Declares FDA Unable to Regulate Execution Drugs
DOJ Declares FDA Unable to Regulate Execution Drugs
Ruling could put an end to the legal fight between Texas and the FDA

Sarah Marloff, May 16, 2019

AISD Employees’ Union Urges 10% Raise
AISD Employees’ Union Urges 10% Raise
With likely increase of state funding, local teachers say: “We’re worth it”

Austin Sanders, May 16, 2019

Texas Secretary of State Gets Schooled on Voting Rights
Texas Secretary of State Gets Schooled on Voting Rights
Meanwhile, a hefty TV ad targets voter suppression bill

Mary Tuma, May 16, 2019

Austin at Large: This Road’s Gone On Forever
Austin at Large: This Road’s Gone On Forever
Is it wrong, or dumb, or evil to spend billions to fix I-35?

Mike Clark-Madison, May 16, 2019

Legislation Sent to Senate Could Help More Moms Survive Postpartum Life
Legislation Sent to Senate Could Help More Moms Survive Postpartum Life
The lower chamber acts on maternal mortality

Mary Tuma, May 16, 2019

Public Notice: Mobility Weekend
Public Notice: Mobility Weekend

Nick Barbaro, May 16, 2019

Impact Hub to Fund Work on Austin's Affordability Problem
Impact Hub to Fund Work on Austin's Affordability Problem
City money would go to social innovators

Mike Clark-Madison, May 16, 2019

Texas Legislature Grants Big Win to Small Farmers
Texas Legislature Grants Big Win to Small Farmers
Local vendors are thrilled; SB 932 heads for Gov. Abbott’s desk

Jessi Devenyns, May 15, 2019

Senate Passes Severe Fetal Disability Abortion Ban
Senate OKs Fetal Disability Abortion Ban
Women would be forced to give birth to non-viable fetuses

Mary Tuma, May 13, 2019

Public Defender Proposal Submitted to the State
Public Defender Grant Advances
Judges sign off on County application for funding of PDO

Michael King, May 13, 2019

Dougherty Arts Center Relocation OK'd and Affordable Housing Program Gets Pushed Through at Council
Dougherty Arts Center Relocation OK'd and Affordable Housing Program Gets Pushed Through at Council
And more notes from the May 9 City Council meeting

Austin Sanders, May 10, 2019

So, What Did the Council Actually Say About Rewriting the Land Code?
So, What Did the Council Actually Say About Rewriting the Land Code?
City Hall releases "policy guidance" memo for the land code revision

Mike Clark-Madison, May 9, 2019

County Pushes Public Defender Plan Forward
County Pushes Public Defender Plan Forward
Commissioners Court votes to proceed with indigent defense office – but not everybody’s happy about it

Michael King, May 9, 2019

Council Previews Fall's Main Event: A Land Development Code Revision
Council Previews Fall's Main Event: A Land Development Code Revision
A code, foretold

Mike Clark-Madison, May 9, 2019

Public Notice: Ends at Odds
Public Notice: Ends at Odds
Good deeds, bad deeds, restricted deeds

Nick Barbaro, May 9, 2019

Women’s Jail Closer to Funding
Women’s Jail Closer to Funding
Justice advocates worry efforts to decrease incarceration will decelerate

Lindsay Stafford Mader, May 9, 2019

New Study Shows How Scooters Can Hurt
New Study Shows How Scooters Can Hurt
City works with CDC to analyze injuries to riders; Lege weighs in

Austin Sanders, May 9, 2019

Headlines
Headlines

May 9, 2019

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