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Austin at Large: Put on Your Shrinking Caps
Austin at Large: Put on Your Shrinking Caps
So why – let alone how – do we "need" to "reform" Texas property taxes?

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Feb. 7, 2019

Austin at Large: Get Out of Jail, Free
Austin at Large: Get Out of Jail, Free
In the purple light of a new Texas, cash bail looks mighty ugly

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Jan. 24, 2019

Austin At Large: Fractured Fairy Tales
Will no Prince Charming come to save our school district in distress?

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Jan. 10, 2019

Austin at Large: Let’s Get Connected Again
Austin at Large: Let’s Get Connected Again
What we can do now to prepare for the mobility future

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Dec. 20, 2018

Austin at Large: Cracking the Code
Austin at Large: Cracking the Code
Change in our city will move at the speed of trust

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Dec. 6, 2018

Austin @ Large: Unclean Hands
Prop. 1 and Prop. 2 are not "open," not "clean" – and definitely not progressive

Mike Clark-Madison, News, May 5, 2006

Austin @ Large: Over and Out
Austin @ Large: Over and Out
Thoughts on the first day of the rest of Austin's life

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Jan. 14, 2005

Austin @ Large: On Your Marks!
It's never too early (or too late?) for a council-race pregame show

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Dec. 31, 2004

Austin @ Large: Highway Ho-Ho-Ho!
Austin @ Large: Highway Ho-Ho-Ho!
As concrete Christmas arrives, who's got the last laugh now?

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Dec. 24, 2004

Austin @ Large: Money for Love
Austin @ Large: Money for Love
There's a word for that sort of thing. It starts with an 'F.'

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Dec. 17, 2004

Austin @ Large: Painting by Numbers
Austin @ Large: Painting by Numbers
Design standards turn out to be (maybe) more than just skin-deep

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Dec. 10, 2004

Austin @ Large: The Job Description
Why sane people don't run for City Council

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Dec. 3, 2004

Austin @ Large: Wheels Down
The great big Mueller deal finally hits the runway

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Nov. 26, 2004

Austin @ Large: Which Way Did We Go?
Looking for the starting line as the Council races begin

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Nov. 19, 2004

Austin @ Large: Every Day Is Halloween
Austin @ Large: Every Day Is Halloween
But will only the good corporate kids get the candy?

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Nov. 12, 2004

Austin @ Large: Hate Males, Not Rails
Please don't make me write this column again in four years

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Oct. 29, 2004

Austin @ Large: Balancing the Books
Austin @ Large: Balancing the Books
The big hole we need libraries to fill

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Oct. 22, 2004

Austin @ Large: To Preserve and Thrive
Alvarez and Thomas' Eastside plan needs fine-tuning, but it's about time

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Oct. 15, 2004

Austin @ Large: Who Gets CP(&)R?

News, Oct. 15, 2004

Austin @ Large: Triangle, Full Circle
Austin @ Large: Triangle, Full Circle
Seven glorious years later, and did we learn anything?

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Oct. 8, 2004

Austin @ Large: The Fall Season
Will the City Council schedule bring breakout hits or fabulous flops?

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Oct. 1, 2004

Austin @ Large: Wreck on the Highway
Why the dogs can't catch the toll road speed machine

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Sept. 17, 2004

Austin @ Large: Money and Power
Where Austin's city budget is concerned, the two really do go together

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Sept. 10, 2004

Austin @ Large: Lesson Planners
Austin @ Large: Lesson Planners
All I need to know about cities, I learned in kindergarten

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Sept. 3, 2004

Austin @ Large: Say It Ain't So, Metro!
If that's all there is, my friends, then let's keep driving ... or worse

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Aug. 27, 2004

Austin @ Large: Recall of the Mild
Austin @ Large: Recall of the Mild
Want to dump Will Wynn? Be careful what you wish for.

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Aug. 20, 2004

Austin @ Large: Money Changes Nothing
The $33 million question: Will the city and county ever get along?

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Aug. 13, 2004

Austin @ Large: Access of Evil
It's a conspiracy! Defending Austin from the music network.

Mike Clark-Madison, News, Aug. 6, 2004

Austin @ Large: The End of the Roads
Austin @ Large: The End of the Roads
The toll plan takes us down the right path, but there's still a long way to go

Mike Clark-Madison, News, July 30, 2004

Austin @ Large: Toll Roadkill
The dead armadillos are on the sides of the highway, not in the middle

Mike Clark-Madison, News, July 23, 2004

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