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A Dem Sweep in Travis County Commissioners Court?
Four vie for a shot at Commissioners Court's last red seat
"...to flip the lone GOP-held seat on the Travis County Commissioners Court, as Precinct 3 incumbent Gerald Daugherty steps..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Williamson County Commissioners Court Ends Hutto Contract
No guarantee facility will close; contract expires in 2019
"...Williamson County Commissioners voted 4-1 today to end its contract with..."

June 26, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

County Commissioners Approve Fast-Tracked Road Project
"...With three votes and two abstentions, Travis County Commissioners on Tuesday approved an expedited but scaled-down road..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Travis County Commissioners Court: New and Old
Jeff Travillion, Gerald Daugherty cruise to Tuesday victories
"...will be both change and continuity on the Travis County Commissioners Court. In Precinct 1, retiring Commissioner Ron Davis..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Williamson County Commissioners Court Ends Hutto Contract
No guarantee facility will close; contract expires in 2019

June 29, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Guns Return to Travis County Agenda {UPDATE}
Saxet contract "left pending" once again
"...background checks by private sellers at future shows, Travis County Commissioners Court took no action today to extend the..."

Jan. 21, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Travis County 'Death Spiral'
Facing a personnel dilemma, the commissioners respond: Fire everybody!
"...When the Travis County commissioners narrowly voted Sept. 1 to terminate two long-tenured..."

Oct. 2, 2009 News Feature by Amy Smith

Then There's This: County Folds on Tax Fight
Commissioners kick can down the road by opting to study appraisal system
"...their grievances over rising residential tax bills, and Travis County officials hinting they may go to war over the..."

June 13, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

A New Jail for Travis County?
County moves forward with new women's building despite vote to delay and community outcry
"...knows what it's like to be booked into Travis County Jail and to feel the world spinning as her..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

County to Restore In-Person Jail Visits
Commissioners passed a $707,000 measure to bring in-person visitation back to the county jails
"...of the budget, but it will be back in county: On Tuesday, commissioners voted to approve a measure that..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Travis County Primary Candidates Jockey to Champion Criminal Justice Change
A closer look at the heated District Attorney, County Attorney, and County Court at Law races
"...Ask Travis County Democratic primary candidates and voters what they mean when..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

County Pushes Public Defender Plan Forward
Commissioners Court votes to proceed with indigent defense office – but not everybody's happy about it
"...On Tuesday, May 7, the Travis County Commissioners Court voted 4-1 to approve a working proposal..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

“Criminal D.A.” Plan Simmers at County
Commissioners to consider legislative role on Nov. 13
"...The proposal-in-progress to merge the Travis County District Attorney and County Attorney offices into a "Criminal..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Commissioners Vote to Fund D.A.'s Public Integrity Unit
State funds for PIU previously vetoed by Perry
"...Travis County Commissioners this afternoon voted 4-1 to have the county's..."

Aug. 6, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Travis County Leaders Give Themselves Raises
Salary move comes amid fears of shrinking budgets
"...As they did last year, Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt and three county commissioners voted yesterday..."

July 31, 2019 News Post by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Commissioners Say No to Tax Protest
County will study, not challenge, commercial appraisal roll
"...Travis County Commissioners this afternoon opted against waging a protest with..."

June 10, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

County Names Its First Chief Public Defender
Commissioners Court appoints University of Virginia Law School lecturer Adeola Ogunkeyede to lead office
"...a culminating vote that took roughly one minute, Travis County Commissioners Court took the next major step toward establishing..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Travis County Prosecutor to Fill County Court of Law Judicial Seat
County Commissioners selected Dimple Malhotra by a 4-0 vote
"...Dimple Malhotra, chief prosecutor of the Travis County District Attorney's Family Violence Unit, has been selected to..."

Oct. 8, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

No Pride Flags Flying in Williamson County
WilCo commissioners deny request to fly both LGBTQ and POW flags at county buildings
"...In an unsurprising outcome, the Williamson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, June 18, denied a request..."

June 21, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

County Commissioner: A Question of Viability
Newly minted Green Party co-chair aims to shake up Commissioners Court
"...The Travis County Commissioners Court Precinct 1 race is, on the surface,..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

From Austin to Travis County -- With $$$$$$
Travis County's upcoming bond election asks mostly urban voters to fund suburban sprawl.
"...importantly, the Prop. 2 preservation land acquisition). This year's county bond election could turn out to be a milder,..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Chronicle Endorsements: Travis County
Endorsements for district attorney, county sheriff, judges, constables, and more
"...It's been 143 years since Travis County elected a Republican into this office. Odds are, with..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

County Adds Two Names for Open Judicial Seat
Four finalists will interview for the vacant County Court of Law No. 4
"...just two of the 13 applicants for the open County Court at Law No. 4 judicial seat, the Travis..."

Oct. 2, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

A Public Defender's Office in Travis County?
Commissioners to consider concept of split system
"...County commissioners are expected to continue deliberations on the feasibility..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Euphoria Files Suit Against County
Euphoria claims county restrictions on fest hinders business
"...Music & Camping Festival filed a lawsuit against Travis County late last week, alleging that the county does not..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Commissioners on F1 Trip: 'No' to How, Not 'No' to Going
Huber, Eckhardt in favor of later Grand Prix trip
"...staff to research the public safety issues, but the county is not. The two 'no' votes on a county..."

July 5, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

City, County Clash Over Future Hotel Tax
The city’s “Palm District” vs. the county’s Expo Center
"...On Monday, Aug. 19, Travis County Commissioners Court is expected to add an item to..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

County Ditches STAR-Vote's Innovative Voting System
County clerk Dana DeBeauvoir abandons initiative after failing to find a suitable vendor
"...a matter of national security. Yet last week, Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir told county commissioners that she was..."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Face-to-Face Visitation Returns to Travis County
Change currently affects certain inmates in Del Valle
"...In-person visits returned to the Travis County Correctional Complex on Tuesday, marking the first time since..."

April 20, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Williamson County Residents Organize to Remove Confederate Monument
Meanwhile the Texas Legislature tries to block monument removals
"...Towering over the southern entrance of the Williamson County Courthouse, on the Georgetown Square, is a 60-foot monolith..."

May 7, 2019 News Post by Michael King

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