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May 7 City of Austin Special Municipal Election
Early Voting April 25-May 3; Election Day: Saturday, May 7.
"...may vote at any precinct polling place in Travis County...."

April 22, 2016 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...taking offenders in for a night at the Travis County Jail. Passed by state lawmakers last year, the citation..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Feature

Aquifer Board Seeks to Expand Its Regulatory Reach
Groundwater agency wants to tighten its grip in western Travis County
"...may be riding to the rescue of western Travis County, where residents are watching their wells run dry with..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Democrats Get a Boost From Court Redistricting
District 25 will now be more rooted in Travis County, yet also more conservative
"...represents a 25th Congressional District that – while Travis County-centric – clearly tilts more to the right. As Doggett..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Austin – the Only Gay Place
Travis defeated Prop. 2, but the rest of the state wasn't even close
"...counties with significant gay communities. There was only one county out of 254 that went against the proposition –..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

A Decade of Democratic Gains in Central Texas
Turning red to purple and purple to blue
"...Eleven Texas House districts comprise the five-county Austin metro area: Travis has six, Williamson is split..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Newsdesk
"...release, as opposed to a direct ticket to the county jail for adults in their "home county" at the..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...regional water quality plan for Southwest Travis and Northern Hays counties, two years in the making, will get its..."

March 25, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Suffer the Children
Anti-abortion Lege targets vulnerable minors in judicial bypass bill
"...are abusive and she faces a threat," said Susan Hays, legal director of Jane's Due Process. "The point of..."

May 22, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Election 2022: We Got Ourselves Some Contests!
Filing has now concluded for the March 1 primaries
"...the top of the ticket. Our old friend Susan Hays, stalwart progressive attorney and activist in Dallas and Austin,..."

Dec. 17, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Centex Brigade
From San Antonio to Austin and back again
"...One of those middle-territory upstarts is Blanco County-based Preserve Our Water. The group took shape under the..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature by Greg Harman

Reefer Madness: No Cite-and-Release in Austin
"...citation-and-release as opposed to a direct ticket to the county jail for adults in their "home county" at the..."

May 2, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The sluggish transportation beat picks up speed and energy after the election.
"...if he was elected, he'd want to claim the county's seat on the Cap Metro board from Margaret Gómez...."

Nov. 22, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

1,400-Acre Development Near Hamilton Pool Ignites Push to Protect Salamander
Environmentalists petition to list Pedernales River springs salamander as endangered species
"...Sprawling across the Hays and Travis county lines, the so-called "conservation-scale" development has..."

Oct. 8, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

After Three Years Dem Congressional Nominee Julie Oliver May Seal the Deal
The Road Warrior of Texas Congressional District 25
"...interest – Austin's East­side, but also Western Travis and Hays counties; Killeen and Fort Hood (but not the rest..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Retailers Fighting Ban on Smokable Hemp
Plaintiffs argue Texas Department of State Health Services overstepped with consumable hemp prohibition
"...Commis­sion­er Sid Miller toured a hemp farm in Terry County near Lubbock. While he acknowledged to the press in..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
It's the most wonderful time of the year
"...City lives up to its name, “Lights Spectacular.” The county courthouse is bathed in a wave of tiny lights..."

Dec. 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Truncated Endorsements and Voting Info
For your pocket
"...Travis County voters may vote at any "vote center" (where you..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Growth Funds: ACC's Bond Proposal
Community college asking for $386 million
"...with a footprint that covers parts of Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson, and a service area that extends..."

June 27, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Crime and the City Solution
How safe do you feel exiting the Sixth Street/Red River Austin music crucible at 2am?
"...but still nice enough. Thunderstorms rolling toward Travis and Hays counties were still nine hours away...."

June 26, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Developing Stories
Thinking big on transportation and land-use planning
"...The population of the five-county region remains on track to double to 2.1 million..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Health Coverage in the Hole
Ranks of nation's, state's, and county's uninsured have been swelling
"...Congrats, America, Texas, and Travis County!..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Naked City
Residents claim crusher threatens Edwards Aquifer and roadway safety
"...Hays Co. residents are increasingly voicing their opposition to a..."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

We Had a Little Plan ...
The decision of the Hamilton Pool Road waterline waits – or doesn't – on the outcome of three regional planning efforts
"...the environmentally sensitive terrain of western Travis and northern Hays counties, where the Lower Colorado River Authority wants to..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

News 8 at 5
Can Austin's little news station that could survive the grim reapers at Time Warner?
"...to be sensational, period," said Natasha Allen, who covers Hays and Caldwell counties out of an office in San..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Hays Co. residents concerned about developments' effects on the Edwards..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Breaking news from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Realty's efforts to develop the old Rutherford Ranch in Hays Co. hit an unexpected roadblock last week with the..."

Jan. 23, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around Austin and beyond.
"...183-A toll road, the RMA asked Travis and Williamson county commissioners for $300,000 each to cover operating expenses. Environmental..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...more residents without public library service than any other county in Texas. -- M.C.M...."

Sept. 20, 2002 News Feature

Chronicle Endorsements for the March 3 Primary Election
From local judges and representatives to the presidential candidate, here are our recommendations
"...Software engineer Kennedy has soldiered on in this difficult, 12-county district for two cycles and is savvy about what..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Feature

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