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A #MeToo Measure for Measure?
Austin Shakespeare gives a peek at a modern Measure Saturday
"...When is Measure for Measure not Measure for Measure and yet is..."

Dec. 6, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Measure of a Man
Even Donald Sutherland reciting fortune cookie wisdom doesn't save this YA snore.
"...off the theatre floor. Such is the case with Measure of a Man, a sentimental adaptation of Robert Lipsyte’s..."

May 11, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Last Full Measure
A true story of a hero denied recognition
"...The well-intentioned but disappointingly flat The Last Full Measure tries to describe why Pitsenbarger got the upgrade, and..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Patients Urge Lawmakers to Pass Medical Marijuana Measure
Whether lawmakers have compassion remains to be seen
"...possession by patients suffering from bona fide illness. The measure would also protect doctors from retaliation for discussing or..."

May 7, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Council Members To Back Abortion Support Budget Measure
Garza, Casar plan support for $100K in abortion assistance
"...members in the strategy told the Chronicle the budget measure is a pushback to the draconian anti-choice laws spreading..."

Aug. 15, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Senate Committee Approves Life-with-Parole Measure
Issue added to special session call this week
"...The measure concerns Sen. Jose Rodriguez, D-El Paso. If there's no..."

June 12, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Texas Voters Approve Props; Travis Narrowly Passes Cancer Measure
Constitutional-amendments election turnout low but a bit higher than we expected
"...The star-powered Proposition 15 – a Lance Arm­strong-backed measure to create the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Pot Decrim Measure Hits Congress
"...18, Frank introduced H.R. 5843, the first pot decriminalization measure introduced in Congress in 24 years, which would remove..."

April 21, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Measure for Measure
Ophelia may go to a watery grave, but it's great prep work for an ingenue

Aug. 21, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

We Have an Issue: The Measure of Time
In this week’s issue, we’re looking back to the beginnings of Austin Studios, assessing C3 founder Charlie Jones’ mid-career move, and crossing – finally! – Super Tuesday’s finish line

Feb. 28, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

Council Members To Back Abortion Support Budget Measure
Garza, Casar plan support for $100K in abortion assistance

Aug. 23, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council Approves Workplace Nondiscrimination Measure
City manager to review current policies

March 25, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

UT Basketball: Bring the Tape Measure
Texas faces their toughest challenge in No.3 North Carolina
"...first measuring stick by which the Horns should be measured. They will know exactly how far to mark positive..."

Dec. 10, 2015 Sports Post by Kahron Spearman

Bill of the Week: Prosecuting the Prosecutors
DAs oppose proposal to expand criminal liability
"...alleging prosecutorial misconduct, appears poised to pass, but a measure that would increase criminal sanctions for the same violations..."

April 20, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

'Trust Me, I'm a Senator'
Patrick and Shapiro back abortion-related bills giving state more space in the exam room
"...made moves Thursday to have their colleagues approve two measures that would allow state government new and greater access..."

May 1, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Round Three: Will Dems Break Quorum to Stall Abortion Regs Measures?
Dems say all legal options on table to halt bad bills
"...to break quorum – in order to stop the measure from moving forward...."

July 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Lawmakers Reject Medical Marijuana Protection for Patients
Despite emotional pleas from seriously ill and their caregivers
"...A conservative measure that would have created an affirmative defense to prosecution..."

May 9, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Innocence Commission Gets Nod From House Committee
On the heels of Texas' first posthumous exoneration, House committee finally passes Commission bill
"...With all 11 cats herded into the room, the measure passed out of committee on a vote of 8-3,..."

April 8, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Senate Hearing on Abortion Regs Bill Underway
Hearing expected to last 16 hours
"...1, the Senate's version of the sweeping abortion regulations measure being considered during this second-called special session...."

July 8, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Pot at the Polls
Things not looking too good for pot-law reform measures
"...are out giving a final push in favor of measures in several states, including Prop 19, California's legalize, tax-and-regulate..."

Nov. 2, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Marijuana Coast to Coast
Hot pot news from California and Washington, D.C.
"...Backers of the RCTC2010 measure have been hard at work, crafting the proposed language..."

July 8, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Persepolis
This remarkable animated film tells a contemporary story about an Iranian girl’s coming-of-age while navigating the usual pitfalls of adolescence and the Islamic revolution of the Eighties.
"...both specific and universal, and therein lies a large measure of its appeal. Marjane (voiced by Mastroianni) is a..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Science of Sleep
Michel Gondry's film is messy, confusing, painful, and ultimately, thanks in no small measure to the unfettered talents of Gael García Bernal and Charlotte Gainsbourg, utterly rewarding.
"...we are treated to a delightfully silly and all-too-accurate measure of what the lovelorn heart does while the more..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Illinois Kills Death Penalty
Becomes 16th state to abolish the ultimate penalty
"...Gov. Pat Quinn today inked his name to a measure that repeals the death penalty there – replacing it..."

March 9, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Medi-Pot Finally Makes it to D.C.
After more than a decade of waiting, city officials give medi-pot the green light
"...of waiting, Washington, D.C. officials have approved a medi-pot measure overwhelmingly approved by voters in 1998...."

May 12, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Pot Moves Forward in California
California lawmakers vote to legalize and tax marijuana, but bill is likely dead for now
"...state legislative body has voted on an approved a measure that would legalize and tax the use and sale..."

Jan. 13, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Easing Pot Penalties
U.S. Rep. Barney Frank files two pot-law reform measures
"...To date 20 co-sponsors have signed on to the measure, including Texas' own Liberpublican Rep. Ron Paul...."

June 29, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Massachusetts Pot Law: Serious Problem or Sour Grapes?
Cops in Massachusetts are complaining that new pot decrim measure there is too complicated to enforce
"...a problem in Massachusetts with the new marijuana decriminalization measure that passed in November and went into effect at..."

Jan. 7, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Medi-Pot Moving Along in Minnesota
"...out of committee on a 6-4 vote. The bipartisan measure now moves to Finance Committee before heading to the..."

April 20, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

White Boy Rick
A true-life tale of coke, corruption, and betrayal
"...the tone it strikes is good, due in large measure to mullet-headed McConaughey’s typical absorption into his role. However,..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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