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Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Was this election the end of an era?
"...Griffith, and maybe Linda Curtis, and Proposition 1, the Austin Fair Elections Act -- do our jobs too well,..."

May 10, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Pondering the Charter
"...Confirmed for May ballot:..."

March 15, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Hightower Brings Thunder To Austin
Jim Hightower's Rolling Thunder Down-Home Democracy Tour promises to energize activists in a carnival atmosphere .
"...you an activist in a rut? Are you pining for fellowship and a few guffaws? Well, comrade, the Rolling..."

March 15, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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

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 @ Large: Max on a Mission
Will Austin's turbulent climate produce a perfect storm for Max Nofziger's mayoral campaign?
"...of the season: Max Nofziger, the Voice of South Austin, has his mayoral campaign headquarters downtown, while Will Wynn,..."

March 7, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: A Bridge Too Far
Doggett and Castro face off in a battle imposed by the GOP
"...Austin voters may believe we've earned a respite after the..."

July 15, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: The Big Mac Attack
The landslide victory of Brewster McCracken may have significantly mixed messages.
"...queried Travis Co. Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir about the procedures for a recount...."

June 13, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Jesus Garza goes out on top, but not necessarily to universal acclaim.
"...type asked him what he wanted to be remembered for...."

Jan. 11, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Interfaith
Organizing Austin One Congregation at a Time
"...flexing. But what makes the events enjoyable is that, for once, politicians aren't the ones doing the flexing. Instead,..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Point Austin: The Stakes
From the statehouse to D.C., the journey begins with a single vote
"...Hammond revert to type last week, as he first formally apologized for breaking the law and then resumed complaining..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Clean Is as Clean Does
When you signed that petition, did you get to read the fine print?
"...week – and perhaps decided whether to "Save yourself for Kinky (or Carole)" or instead hie yourself down to..."

March 3, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Pct. 2 Campaigns Trade Barbs
As election day nears, the sparks are flying
"...With less than a week to go before early voting begins for the March primary that will..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

Cool, 'Clean' Air Up North
Dispatch No. 1: Cool, 'Clean' Air Up North
"...I always look forward to going up to Toronto in early September for..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cool, 'Clean' Air Up North
Dispatches from the Toronto International Film Festival: No. 1
"...I always look forward to going up to Toronto in early September for..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Point Austin: A Living City
When you vote on Saturday, keep in mind the real soul of the city
"...Props. 1 and 2, aka the "open government" and "clean water" amendments. "In these polarized debates, it's hard to..."

May 12, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Green Fallout
Picking up the parties and the pieces, there remains much work to be done
"...from election night, but from literally months of hyperbolic forums, angry e-mails, phone calls, endorsement meetings, and the occasional..."

May 19, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Campaign Trailing
A few notes from the run-up to your own participatory government
"...you more – or less – willing to vote for Lee Leffingwell because he's been endorsed by Eastside activist..."

April 3, 2009 News Column by Michael King

350 or Bust: New Climate Change Campaigns Get Rolling
The Share350 initiative launches at this weekend's Green Fourth of July, bolstering an international climate-change campaign with its own Austin twist
"...so to speak. Meanwhile, a group of local upstart eco-reformers is about to unveil a related effort with a..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Austin @ Large: Love Children
Political commentary on the minor candidates for mayor
"...or Eric Mitchell "legitimate" candidates, the pop-lib-anarchist wing of Austin politics will freak out and lecture you about true..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin City Council Election Endorsements
Mayor: Kirk Watson
"...both the environmental and chamber of commerce fronts. The former vice-chair of the chamber's governmental relations board has often..."

April 18, 1997 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

A New Jail for Travis County?
County moves forward with new women's building despite vote to delay and community outcry
"...and her privacy disappear. She knows what it's like for her pregnant body to ache on a thin jail..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...the police. It might just be a News 8 Austin employee checking to see if you, like so many..."

June 22, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Mostly local scuttlebutt, with trips to Cuba and Denver
"...Clean Campaigns for Austin's fight for the right to petition..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Clean Campaigns heat wave, Alcoa's new problems, No Pipeline solutions at AAS, Personnel puzzles at AISD, City resignations, Mueller redevelopment candidates, Hyde Park meets again & Ed Herman's letter to the Times
"...Clean but Sweaty..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Campaign finance reform, Sixth Street recycling and events of the week
"...and single-member districts won't be the only items competing for your attention during Austin's unofficial charter election season, which..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Bringing Instant Runoff Voting to Austin may not be so instant, and HEB tries to Clean itself of petitioners.
"...The drive to bring Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) to Austin hit a bump in the road last month when..."

Aug. 10, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...The end of the road has come for what may have been the last pocket of truly..."

June 29, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

May 4 Election Wrap-up
"...1 Jump the Ethical Gun? Proposition 1, aka the "Austin Fair Elections Act," is now a dead issue. Voters..."

May 10, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
News shorts
"...wrestling match over growth issues, members of the Citizens for Georgetown PAC have filed a complaint with Williamson Co...."

Aug. 24, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

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