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Senate Votes to Close Austin State Supported Living Center
Despite guardian opposition, Senate passes bill to close Austin SSLC
"...legislation that would allow for the closure of the Austin State Supported Living Center yesterday, April 13...."

April 14, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Austin State Supported Living Center to Stay Open
Bill to close it dies before end of session
"...protesting and organizing against the proposed closure of the Austin State Supported Living Center, Parker and dozens of other..."

June 5, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Bill to Close Austin State Supported Living Center Dead
House and Senate negotiators fail to compromise on bill
"...restructuring bill, would have forced the closure of the Austin State Supported Living Center by 2017 and created a..."

June 1, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Senate Votes to Close Austin State Supported Living Center
Despite guardian opposition, Senate passes bill to close Austin SSLC

April 17, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Living Center Needed
"...Tuma, for her consistent and accurate reporting on the Austin State Supported Living Center ("Guardians Fight On to Save..."

May 4, 2015 Postmarks

House Delays Closure of Austin SSLC
Amendment scraps SSLC closure
"...House amendments have helped prolong the closure of the Austin State Supported Living Center, for now...."

May 23, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

East Austin Nonprofit Mired in Controversy CEACO Sinking
"...Ginger Eways, executive director of CEACO, declined to sit..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Real Austin Stories
Austin's Exploding Documentary Scene
"...all its implications, from our vocabulary when discussing the Austin film scene? It bespeaks the terminology of the outsider,..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature by Jerry Johnson

35 Years of the Austin Music Awards
Living in a dream
"...the Big Boys, whose scathing punk for a classed-up Austin Music Awards show audience visited the genre’s desired effect..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature by Doug Freeman

Governing Post-Boom Austin
Now that the lawsuits are over, we hope the council campaigns will turn to issues.
"...far, you'd think that the most important issue facing Austin is the proper valuation of a signature as a..."

April 12, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Looks for Routes Out of Its Homelessness Crisis
Under pressure, the city experiments with fast and sustainable strategies
"...For more than a year, the city of Austin, its social service partners, and primary and behavioral care..."

July 9, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Mike Martinez: 'Leadership of Austin's Tomorrow'
"...Austin Chronicle: You've emphasized in your campaign that you're "a..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

AISD's "School Changes" Process Places Equity Front and Center
“Historically, this is a very racist city, and unfortunately, this school district is a part of that system"
"...visioning session" in early June, as part of the Austin Indepen­dent School District's "School Changes" process, parents turned out..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Point Austin: Poor Rich's Almanac
Three cheers for Oppel's Statesman
"...... not nostalgia exactly, but a sense that the Statesman editor's official departure will indeed mark the end of..."

March 28, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Sun to Set on Severely Disabled Patients
Austin State Supported Living Center cottages to be shuttered
"...from severe autism, and receives specialized care at the Austin State Supported Living Center (formerly the Austin State School)..."

Aug. 15, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Evicted and Helpless
Disabled residents to be forced out of state supported living center
"...is, until she found refuge for Jason at the Austin State Supported Living Center (formerly the Austin State School)..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Guardians Sue DADS
Families head to court in a last-ditch attempt to keep loved ones at Austin SSLC
"...After months of protesting and petitions, guardians of disabled Austin State Supported Living Center residents – ordered to transfer..."

Dec. 12, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Sun to Set on Severely Disabled Patients
Austin State Supported Living Center to close seven homes
"...were “blindsided” when they received a letter from the Austin State Supported Living Center notifying them that their son..."

Aug. 11, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

News Roundup: Council, Kellers, and SSLCs
Council challenges appraisals, while Kellers challenge decision
"...forward in their request to be found innocent; the Austin SSLC stays open; and more...."

June 1, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Guardians Fight On to Save SSLC
Following Senate vote to close SSLC, guardians turn to House for hope
"...In the state Senate gallery, a group of guardians watched intently as..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Commendable Coverage
"...another superb story about the attempt to close the Austin State Supported Living Center [“Austin State Supported Living Center..."

June 10, 2015 Postmarks

Important Coverage
"...Chronicle's May 1 story containing interviews with guardians of Austin State Supported Living Center (SSLC) residents [“Guardians Fight On..."

May 4, 2015 Postmarks

News Roundup: Protests and Presidents
Contentious issues and presidential contenders
"...Jr. by an APD detective two years ago in Austin. Jackson's death was in the news again last week..."

May 4, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Hearing All Voices
"...19, 2014] and the recent “Senate Votes to Close Austin State Supported Living Center” [News, April 17]. Ms. Tuma’s..."

April 1, 2015 Postmarks

Difficult Choices
"...Dear Editor, [Regarding "Austin State Supported Living Center to Stay Open," News, June..."

June 10, 2015 Postmarks

Outdated Mindset
"...article regarding the Sunset Commission's recommended closures of six state supported living centers (SSLC's) [“Sun to Set on Severely..."

Aug. 27, 2014 Postmarks

84th Texas Legislative Session Begins
"...State Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin...."

Jan. 14, 2015 Photo Gallery

Fighting Injustice
"...reporter who writes about the actions of lawmakers and state agencies and the dire effects they have had on..."

Dec. 16, 2014 Postmarks

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