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Sarah Eckhardt's State of the County Address Features Brags and Worries
The state of Travis County is strong, but challenges remain
"...Gerald Daugherty for his fiscal prudence, Brigid Shea for environmental stewardship ("We will not waver in protecting our critters"),..."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Government by Panic
The 'sequester' says more about our politics than our economy
"...On the environmental side, Texas will lose $8.5 million in funding for..."

March 1, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Brigid Shea: 'A Proven Leader'
Brigid Shea sits down for a Q&A on a wide range of city topics
"...bid of subconsulting firms, and mine was outreach and environmental policy. And as we were waiting we were just..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Formula Farrera
Formula One cranks up sustainability engine
"...facilities, all of whom will have their own unique environmental impacts. He continued, "Part of our responsibility is to..."

Jan. 13, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Beyond City Limits
"...with Iran apparently come from military sources. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates reportedly told the congressional Democratic Caucus last..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature

'Chronicle' Endorsements
March 4 primary election
"...to call himself a "judge" and whether his opponent, defense attorney Karyl Anderson Krug, is sufficiently a party "Democrat"..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...stepped down Wednesday from his post as secretary of defense. Robert Gates, former head of the CIA, is slated..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...League of Conservation Voters has released its annual National Environmental Scorecard, and as usual, the results aren't pretty for..."

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...that's small change compared to the $1.4 million DeLay's defense fund has taken from Republican supporters and political action..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature

Why Has Austin's Solar Program Stalled?
Activists think the city has put sun power in the shade
"...city's budget is cut and dried, members of the environmental community continue to call for immediate funding increases to..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Betty Baker Rules
Love her or fear her, Austin's land-use queen rules the city her own way
"...the community. But many of those same people – environmentalists and central-city planning advocates, in particular – complain that..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

No Quiet on the Eastern Front
The choice for Place 2 presents two approaches to Eastside issues.
"...pueblo's candidate, but the candidate of outsiders -- namely environmentalists and businessfolk. An endorsement from her paper, as well..."

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

'Showdown in Texas' Takes on Bush in His Old Back Yard
The American Friends Service Committee's May 3 rally aims to be a global multi-issue challenge to the Bush agenda.
"...But little outrage or attention has focused on the defense contractors hired by the U.S. government to produce the..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
The Enviro From KBR
"...Mayor Gus Garcia appointed David Anderson to the city's Environmental Board. According to an Oct. 28 memo from Garcia..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Capitol Chronicle
Liberals blame Ralph Nader for Al Gore's defeat; media frenzy at the Governor's Mansion
"...by George Bush, The Sequel: welfare deform, capital punishment, environmental degradation, globalization, star wars, defense spending, military adventurism, flouting..."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Column by Michael King

Media Clips
Two Fox reporters, fired by a Tampa station for their report on the continued use of the controversial recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone, are coming to Austin to tell their tale.
"...The other thing I would say in defense of that is that the largest group of professional..."

Feb. 4, 2000 News Column by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...right, he's right. Mayor Kirk Watson's call for an environmental impact study of the proposed Longhorn Pipeline project was..."

Oct. 16, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Four environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to..."

May 29, 1998 News Feature

Off the Desk
"...before, he partied at the Save Our Springs Legal Defense Fund New Year's Eve bash. Is this the same..."

Jan. 5, 1996 News Feature

Even the Winter Storm Disaster Couldn't Budge the Texas Lege on Climate Change
Maybe when hell freezes over?
"..."We've had to spend a lot of time on defense, because a lot of folks have used the winter..."

June 4, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Freshmen Survive in Unflipped House as the County Sees a Dem Landslide
The blueberry abides (barely)
"...enjoyed the endorsement of such influential groups as Workers Defense Action Fund, Sierra Club, and NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, but..."

Nov. 6, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin City Election
Endorsements for mayor and Council
"...for her lengthy record of fighting for social and environmental justice in the East Austin/Montopolis neighborhood. However, we worry..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Point Austin: Standing Our Ground Against ALEC
The corporate bill caucus you never elected
"...Your Ground" laws underlying the Zimmerman case. Although Zimmerman's defense did not explicitly cite the 2005 Florida law that..."

July 26, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Austin Energy Wins Round One
Austin Energy fends off rate case with only minor loss
"...Services Center, Texas ROSE, and a handful of local environmental organizations – had offered criticism about nearly every aspect..."

March 8, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Disc Golf Face-Off Moves East
Opponents say disc golf would destroy nature preserve
"...pristine piece of land with the same sort of environmental damage that occurred at Pease, so they're trying to..."

Dec. 31, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...Matt Watson, energy policy specialist, Envi­ron­ment­al Defense Fund, Washington, D.C. He was aide to former Mayor..."

June 11, 2010 News Feature

McMoldy High School?
For one McCallum High student, every day is a sick day
"...we know make people sick." He's referring to the Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Relative Moldiness Index, which the EPA..."

July 10, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...community feedback in crafting it, specifically on the department's environmental goals...."

June 26, 2009 News Feature

CNN Obama-Clinton Debate: The full transcript
Word for word, the whole shebang
"...which means we've got strong labor standards and strong environmental standards and safety standards, so we don't have toys..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...strongly worded rebuttal. Written by his hand-picked parliamentarian, criminal defense attorney and former Austin Rep. Terry Keel, it accuses..."

July 27, 2007 News Feature

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