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What's Your Occupation?
Targeting July Fourth and the Capitol, Occupy Austin considers its future
"...activists and United Steelworkers, Texas State Employees Union, and AFL-CIO members claim Blue Sage's backing is indirectly helping an..."

June 29, 2012 News Feature by Adam Wasch

Civics 101
"...'THE HEALTHCARE MOVIE' Single-payer health care explained. 3pm. Texas AFL-CIO Auditorium, 1106 Lavaca. Free. www.healthcaremovie.net...."

March 30, 2012 News Column

Bicycles for Justice
Austin collective builds bikes to donate to others
"...harness and accessory workers recently allied with a powerful AFL-CIO-backed national union, known throughout Mexico as Los Mineros. The..."

March 16, 2012 News Feature by Ramon Martinez

Civics 101
Calendar of civic events, Nov. 3-8
"...Park and see her film 9500 Liberty. 6:30-9pm. Texas AFL-CIO building auditorium, 1106 Lavaca. www.coffeepartyaustin.org. Saturday5..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Column

Civics 101
Calendar of civic events, Sept. 15-22
"...enforcement program is affecting deportations in Travis County. 7-9pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca. For info or to RSVP, call..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Column

It's the Stupid Economy
Fact-checking Perry's campaign against Texas' financial realities
"...not good enough for the GOP. In 2009, the AFL-CIO had to lobby hard to kill House Bill 1042..."

Aug. 16, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: No Choice
When bosses say their hands are tied, handcuffs follow
"...I was lent another metaphor this week by Texas AFL-CIO Legal Director Rick Levy, who attended the Cap Metro..."

July 1, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Campaign Contretemps
Competitive race takes on fiercer edge
"...Austin Women's Political Caucus: 6-8:30pm, Texas AFL-CIO, 1106 Lavaca..."

April 8, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Behind the Numbers
What we talk about when we talk about budget cuts
"...Egypt to Austin, we're all with Wisconsin!" As the AFL-CIO's Becky Moeller put it, "The fight is about the..."

March 4, 2011 News Column by Michael King

'Ich Bin ein Cheesehead'
Austin unionists prove they are Madison as hell
"...by dozens of progressive and labor groups including the AFL-CIO. As if preparing for the near-inevitable accusations that this..."

Feb. 27, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Headlines
"...and supporters joined a candlelight march from the Texas AFL-CIO headquarters to the Capitol on Monday, Feb. 21, in..."

Feb. 25, 2011 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 3-10
"...Asian American Democrats honor local activists and legislators. 6pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca, 771-6266. $10. www.austinasiandems.com...."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 27-Feb. 3
"...Asian American Democrats honor local activists and legislators. 6-8pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca, 771-6266. $10. www.austinasiandems.com...."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature

'Surely We're All Worth a Nickel?'
Will AISD flinch from tax election?
"...even though Austin Interfaith, Liveable Cities, Education Austin, the AFL-CIO and LULAC Council 95 all back the raise (which..."

Aug. 23, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, May 20-27
"...contest; proceeds benefit ACC's Emma Barrientos Scholar­ship Fund. 3-5pm. AFL-CIO Labor Hall, 1102 Lavaca, 467-2504. $15 ($5, students). www.constableelfant.com...."

May 21, 2010 News Column

How to Get Connected? First, Be Connected ...
MoveOn and the Coffee Party raise the stakes on corporate lobbying reform
"...they munched on cold cuts and fruit at the AFL-CIO Hall. Those are strong words, but Handem, conservatively dressed..."

May 14, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

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May 7, 2010 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 29-May 6
"...discussion with MoveOn.org, Stewart Smiley, and Lou McCreary. 6:30pm. AFL-CIO Auditorium, 1106 Lavaca. www.moveon.org...."

April 30, 2010 News Feature

Point Austin: Yes, They Did
You've got health care – even in Texas
"...as it is on principle. In contrast, the Texas AFL-CIO's Becky Moeller responded: "The U.S. becomes one of the..."

March 26, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Scenes From an Election Day
A snapshot of one primary day's political doings
"...Watson, state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, mayoral aide Matt Curtis, AFL-CIO city Rep. Jack Kirfman, and a long list of..."

March 5, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Quick Election Round-Up: State
Statewide and local primary results
"...governor is yielding a bit of a surprise: former AFL-CIO Executive Vice-President Linda Chavez-Thompson looks likely to avoid a..."

March 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Dems for Lite Gov: The D.A., the Organizer, and the Deli Man
In this race, everyone has low name recognition across Texas
"...race to a distant third. Four years later, Texas AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson stepped down after four..."

Feb. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our recommendations for the March 2 primaries
"...energize the Dem base. His leading opponent, former Texas AFL-CIO Executive Director Linda Chavez-Thompson, brings a heroic biography and..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Campaign Finance Reports
Cash makes the contender
"...by a $5,200 donation to himself. That leaves Tex­as AFL-CIO mainstay Linda Chavez-Thomp­son as the dark horse: Like McGuin­ness..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Earle Goes NXNW
Dem lite guv hopeful makes his case at Sherlock's
"...Earle is opposed by longtime AFL-CIO official Linda Chavez-Thompson and Austin restaurateur Marc Katz, but..."

Jan. 19, 2010 News Post by Michael King

Precinct 4: It's Good to Be the Incumbent
Challenging an incumbent is a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it
"...the CLC – the umbrella group of the Austin AFL-CIO – took a pass on endorsing in the Precinct..."

Jan. 15, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

What Would John Galt Do ... About Global Warming? Deny It.
Is John Mackey's 'John Galt' complex putting Whole Foods' bottom line on the line?
"...unions in the CtW alliance that split from the AFL-CIO in 2005. As an investment group, CtW says it..."

Jan. 15, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

And They're Off!
Primary filings reveal a who's who of contenders
"...Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle and former Texas AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson, who had filed that..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Primary Filings: The Democrats
Breaking down the election filings for the Dems
"...but that could cut both ways, while former Texas AFL-CIO executive vice-president Linda Chavez Thompson is expected to play..."

Jan. 5, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Katz Going Ahead
Austin deli owner filing Friday for Dem lite guv race
"...With former Texas AFL-CIO Executive Vice-President Linda Chavez-Thompson rumored to be considering a..."

Dec. 28, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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