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Austin Charts New Territory With Project Connect Anti-Displacement Fund
Bringing transit home
"...When Austin voters approved financing for the Project Connect transit plan..."

May 21, 2021 News Feature by Benton Graham

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...with the local Shock Sound Series, which fundraises for Austin Creative Alliance, Austin Justice Coalition, Between the Pages, Out..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

So You Want to Redistrict Austin?
The process – and what’s at stake – with redrawing our City Council districts
"...to be a member of the commission that drew Austin's first single-­member Council districts. "I said, 'No, I don't..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Lilli Hime

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Commission Considers a Black Live Music Fund
Envisioning a Black Live Music Fund and fixing the Broken Spoke
"...Like institutions across the country, the Austin Music Commission grappled with how to address systemic racism..."

July 10, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Opinion: Decriminalizing Homelessness is Working. Now Austin Needs Investment to Take the Next Step.
The ordinance changes in Austin, designed a year ago to decriminalize the basic human need of having somewhere safe to sleep, have done exactly what they were crafted to do
"...about how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact homelessness in Austin/Travis County, but one thing is clear: The changes City..."

July 17, 2020 Column by Matt Mollica

Austin at Large: Lord, Gotta Keep On Moving
New and welcome spirits animate the fight for transit
"...a whole bunch of people from a variety of Austin's civic power centers gathered at the Central Library to..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

How Austin Restaurants Are Leading the Trump Era Resistance
Economically culture-jamming the new administration
"...It's a beautiful January afternoon in Austin – maybe a bit warmer than usual – and..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Coalition Issues Manifesto on East Austin Schools
Coalition issues manifesto on East Austin schools
"...A group of East Austin community advocates led by Austin ISD District 1 Trustee..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Bakers Against Racism: Austin
D.C.-born initiative kneads up some tasty local support
"...now brings forth a bounty of bready goodness within Austin...."

June 15, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Report: Austin Leads State in Reproductive Freedom
But best-in-Texas ranking highlights what still needs to be done
"...A recently released national ranking that places Austin ahead of any other Texas city for its commitment..."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Justice for Monica Loera
Found guilty of murder, Loera's killer only faces a 20-year sentence
"...(Nov. 6). The courtroom, filled predominately with members of Austin’s trans and larger LGBTQ community, as well as Loera’s..."

Nov. 8, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Point Austin: A Life of Quality
In the shadow of another tragedy, the city takes a step toward justice
"...in a position paper presented by an ad hoc coalition of African-American community organizations, including the Austin Area Urban..."

July 1, 2005 News Column by Michael King

From the Bloody Streets of Austin, it's a Dia de los Muertos Election-Night Dead-Blog
Spoiler alert: Good has triumphed over evil
"...the ballot by the GOP-aligned political action committee Save Austin Now - going down in emphatic, ignominious fashion, Austinites..."

Nov. 2, 2021 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Coalition Will Put Paid Sick Leave Before Council
Greg Casar present as Work Strong Austin outlines initial policy
"...On Monday (Labor Day), a new coalition of local organizations called Work Strong Austin announced its..."

Sept. 5, 2017 News Post by Joseph Caterine

Point Austin: When a House Is Not a Home
Workers and homeowners seek justice from home builders
"...Michigan-based Pulte Homes resulted in the closing of the Austin administration office. Centex management has scurried back to Dallas..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Council Recap: A Not-Just-Symbolic Promise to Lift Up Black Austin
Apologies and remedies for a long legacy of oppression
"...The Austin City Council has officially apologized for the role the..."

March 5, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Justice's Closet Case
A "Deeper Faith"
"...Justice Raul Gonzalez photograph by Taylor Johnson This crusade is..."

May 16, 1997 News Feature by Bob Elder

How Austin's Queer Community Supports Its Own
Spotlighting the LGBTQ people and orgs looking after our health, youth, elders, and art
"...acts are born from extraordinary circumstances, but every day, Austin's queer community shows up for one another in ways..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Arts Feature by Sarah Marloff

Democracy Coalition Wins on Appeal
Were city crowd-control policies used to stifle anti-Bush protest?
"...Margaret Cooper erred when she dropped the city of Austin as a defendant in a free-speech case brought by..."

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin Ain't Boys' Town
Meet the Most Reverend John McCarthy
"...John McCarthy, who presides over the Catholic Diocese of Austin, has heard that one before. He's had plenty of..."

Dec. 27, 1996 News Feature by Roseana Auten

How Austin Is Tackling Homelessness on the Street and at City Hall
More shelters, more beds, and more fights about ordinances ahead
"...Page was at an appointment with a medic from Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services' Community Health team when the..."

Aug. 2, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Paid Sick Leave: A Reproductive Justice Issue
It's not just about workers' rights
"...public that the issue is also relevant to reproductive justice...."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The biggest stories of any year in Austin tend to unfold over weeks and months, sometimes fading..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Freshmen Survive in Unflipped House as the County Sees a Dem Landslide
The blueberry abides (barely)
"...night for the Dems, the state representatives closest to Austin held on to their wins from 2018...."

Nov. 6, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

ProLodges Saves and Changes Some of Austin's Most Vulnerable Lives
Can the city keep them open?
"...bought or leased by the city to protect unhoused Austinites from COVID-19, Her­nan­dez had been living under I-35 at..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

A Year After Austin's Passage of the Freedom Cities Policies, Activists Urge APD to Do Better
Organizations applaud headway made, but say there's more work to be done
"...of persistent racial disparities in local policing, a grassroots coalition of justice advocates pushed for rules that would protect..."

June 21, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Refighting the Last Wars
Prop. 1, Prop. 2, Saving Barton Springs ... and Everything Else
"..."Growing Together: How AMD Is Renewing Its Commitment to Austin" was "printed on recycled paper, using 30% post consumer..."

April 21, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Austin Strikes Out
Top Ten Political Stories and Moments of 1995
"...the Lege all spring, a police "riot" in East Austin in February, a federal court ruling against the city..."

Jan. 5, 1996 News Feature

The Opportunity to Reimagine Public Safety Is Here Right Now. Will Austin Take It?
“We want everything that can be done outside of the police, to be done outside of the police.”
"...their April 20 work session, the members of the Austin City Council certainly sounded thankful for the recommendations the..."

April 30, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Point Austin: The Quality of Mercy
If you're looking for compassion, you've come to the wrong place
"...session was the creation of Save Texas Schools, the Austin-engendered statewide coalition of Texans opposed to the Lege's wholesale..."

July 22, 2011 News Column by Michael King

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