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Council E-mails Prompt Ethics Complaint, Lawsuit
The consequences of hitting the send button
"...complaint against Mayor Lee Leffingwell and Mayor Pro Tem Mike Martinez. The complaint charges that their off-the-record comments about..."

March 11, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

The Rest of the Dais
The candidates and issues of Places 2, 5, and 6
"...major issues in those races. – W.D. Place 2: Mike Martinez vs. Jose Quintero..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

10-1 Ticker... Run-Off Election Updates!
The end is near
"...against each other in the final days of campaigning. Mike Martinez said Steve Adler has made financial promises he..."

Dec. 12, 2014 News Feature by the News Staff

2006 Election by the Numbers
"...PLACE 2 CENTRAL EAST NORTH NW S/SE SW TOTAL Mike Martinez 60.9% 58.8% 51.1% 57.7% 58.9% 51.5% 56.6% Eliza..."

May 19, 2006 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Hall Hustle: Fan Mail From the Flounders
The Great E-Mail Scandal ... or, Don't Hit Send!
"...Mae Kerr a "company man," and Mayor Pro Tem Mike Martinez counters that City Manager Marc Ott and Assistant..."

March 4, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: It Will Be Mayor May Before you Know It
Plugging the holes in the city's campaign finance ordinance
"...Members Bill Spelman and Jackie Goodman, then wild cards Mike Levy and state Comptroller Carole Keeton McClellan "Grandma" Rylander..."

Sept. 26, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Mayor: A Numbers Game
"...Steve Adler vs. Mike Martinez..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

NLRB Settlement ... Cap Metro Politics
Union President Wyatt says it's a vindication of workers' rights
"...to take a shot at Cap Metro board chair Mike Martinez: "This contractor was hired by our good friend..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

10-1 Ticker ... Election updates!
It's campaign video season
"...has arrived: the self-consciously silly 10-1 campaign video. The Mike vs. Steve series of ads continues, positioning Mike Martinez..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Feature by the News Staff

Naked City
"...Where's My Car2Go?," March 11. – Kate X Messer Martinez'S Mea Culpa..."

March 18, 2011 News Feature

Charter Changes? Hold That Thought.
Austin gains another six months to mull over single-member districts
"...the single-member decision on the ballot. At press time, Mike Martinez, Lee Leffingwell, and Jennifer Kim were in favor;..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Fire Contract Talks in Limbo
Despite voter approval in May, still no collective bargaining
"...contract negotiations, says Austin Association of Professional Firefighters President Mike Martinez. Although 60% of city voters cast their ballots..."

Aug. 20, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Firefighters Union Gets Burned
Members' insurance coverage in limbo after funds go missing
"...union's South Austin office to talk to AAPFF President Mike Martinez. Martinez took the union's reins from former president,..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

With a Possible Update to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Former Council Members Recall Local Scandal
How a misunderstanding changed Austin politics
"...Mayor Lee Leffingwell, Mayors Pro Tem Sheryl Cole and Mike Martinez, and CMs Laura Mor­ri­son, Chris Riley, Randi Shade,..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Austin City Election
Endorsements for mayor and Council
"...begins Oct. 20; election day is Nov. 4. Mayor: Mike Martinez..."

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

A Cacophony of Passions
Why the City Council changed the boards and commissions system – and what still needs to be done
"...That recent comment by City Council Member Mike Martinez – discussing the need for transparency as council..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Great Big Bundle of Rail and Roads
Council moves transportation bonds toward a November vote
"...match the city's funding for the project. Council Member Mike Martinez told the Chronicle last week that the official..."

Aug. 8, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

Homeless RV Park Seeks Good Neighbors
Eastside residents balk at proposed mobile-home park for the homeless
"...proposed mobile-home park for the homeless, City Coun­cil Member Mike Martinez held a press conference Friday at which he..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature by Lydia Crafts

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...after they applauded the remarks of state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, who had urged postponing the decision. The handful..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature

Point Austin: Gentlemen's Disagreement
Martinez says community needs to look at council districting once again
"...Fledgling Member Mike Martinez caused a flutter in the City Council dovecote..."

July 28, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...his anticipated challenge for mayor, and firefighters union president Mike Martinez declared for the Place 2 seat now held..."

Dec. 2, 2005 News Feature

Point Austin: Under Fire
Memo to Toby Futrell: it's called 'negotiation'
"...the firefighters withdrew the staffing proposal, and AAPFF President Mike Martinez said the action was less about the money..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Column by Michael King

10-1 Ticker... Election updates!
10-1 election news round-up
"...bike in the parade, unsurprisingly – and mayoral candidate Mike Martinez, who, along with his wife, was in a..."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Feature

Point Austin: All Aboard for November
The players have arrived, now for the programs
"...candidates took part – Steve Adler, Cole, Council Member Mike Martinez, Todd Phelps, and Randall Stephens – and though..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Council-Staff Tension Spills Over in Budget Talks
Spelman and Martinez drill staffers over cost projections and turnover
"...year's budget season has been remarkably tense. Council Member Mike Martinez in particular has grilled staff over vacancy issues..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Beside the Point
In the spirit of 'BoA,' BTP presents Best of What's Happening at City Council This Week
"...Best Political Neutering: I'll bet Mike Martinez, who previously called for the city to reassess..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Beside the Point
The budget passes, and the feathers fly
"...a pissed-off e-mail exchange between Futrell and Council Member Mike Martinez, in which the city manager chided him that..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Beside the Point
City Council is showing classic old reruns this week
"...our expectations weren't sky-high when we heard Council Member Mike Martinez was dusting off the Public Safety Task Force..."

April 6, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Our Groovy Capitalistic Council
Keep Austin Corporate, dude; and, a firefight breaks out between Martinez and McCracken
"...was displayed, and I regret that," said AAPFF President Mike Martinez. "There was an exchange between myself and at..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Five Years of No-Kill in Austin
What has the city learned about animal welfare, and how far does it have to go?
"...Mike Martinez worked for three years to pass the ordinance..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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