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To the Lighthouse
After 20 years, WTP4 returns to a still unanswered question: Do we need it?
"...a letter from Austin Mayor Will Wynn was hand-delivered to Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe. The topic was the..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

What to Expect in the House Abortion Debate
Reps will gather today at 10am
"...last week, the full House is set this morning to hold its first debate on House Bill 2, the..."

July 9, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Capitol View Corridor Debate Moves to Lege
Round Rock Rep. Mike Krusee steps into Capitol view corridors fray
"...Rep. Mike Krusee, R-Round Rock, has stepped into the fray over the Capitol view corridors this session,..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Need To Force Government Accountability
"...Dear Editor, What I needed to say in my Keystone XL..."

Oct. 5, 2011 Postmarks

Shock to the System
Brace Yourselves: Deregulation Is Coming, Eventually
" federal or state mandate, Texas is almost guaranteed to have a completely deregulated electric industry by the new..."

Feb. 21, 1997 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Spider House Legal Battle to Continue
Judge grants defendant's motion to dismiss in part; denies in part
"...employee Jeremy Rogers will continue – in part – toward a potential trial...."

March 14, 2019 News Post

Seton Asks City to Move Fast on Children's Proposal
"...The wheels appear greased for the Seton Healthcare Network to take ownership of the city's treasured..."

May 30, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Latin American Officials say Drug War is a Failure
Former presidents of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico say U.S. drug policy is a failure
"...Colombia, and Mexico on Wednesday called on the U.S. to start treating drug use as a public health problem,..."

Feb. 12, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Connecting a Whole Community
Austin and Google Fiber move to bridge the digital divide
" of the more than 30 affiliated sites around town, it's their first time online...."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

ARIC and Privacy
'Unconstitutional on its face'
"..."I will send this over to Sgt. James Boujemaa from our Fusion Center ... they..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by John Anderson

Civics 101
Calendar of civic events, Oct. 6-13
"...makes its local debut as part of a national movement to "end the monied corruption of our democracy." 10am;..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Column

The Hightower Report
The Foreign Corporation Vote; and Forming a Beer Party
"...Having decreed that corporations have a free speech "right" to spend unlimited sums from their massive corporate treasuries to..."

April 30, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Odds on Mayor Adler’s $720 Million Mobility Bond
Is the plan just daring enough to work?
"...a brief pitch on the mobility bond ballot proposition to a Downtown Demo­crat­ic group. It was a fairly rushed..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Lege Lines: Don’t Blame the Death Worm
The Texas House wants to kill off "film incentives"
"...representative from Plano railed about Texas taxpayers subsidizing films. To illustrate Shaheen's point, fellow fringer Rep. Matt Rinaldi, R-Irving,..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Sluggish by Design
The only "original intent" of the Constitution was to foil extremism and maintain a balance of power
"...It is time to resume discussing the Constitution of the United States, especially..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Column by Louis Black

CodeNEXT: Kicked
Mayor, Council appear destined to quash land use rewrite
"...and poisoned," and suggested directing City Manager Spencer Cronk to help create a new process that "will help us..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Council Watch
Business as Usual: After Bradley, Council Moves on to Other Things
"...schedule, relief is on the way. After a last-minute move to the airport last week discombobulated a group of..."

April 7, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

85th Texas Legislature Preview
Can the GOP-run House and Senate get along well enough to get anything accomplished?
"...If any moment captured the underlying conflict leading into the 85th Texas Legislature, it came on the afternoon..."

Jan. 13, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Aug. 12-19
"...GREEN PARTY OF TEXAS TOUR David Cobb of Move to Amend, an organization pushing..."

Aug. 13, 2010 News Feature

Enterprise Fund Carrying Too Many Ones?
TPJ accuses Perry of over-inflating impact of TEF
"...responsibility, Gov. Rick Perry has announced that he will amend 11 project contracts issued through his job-creating Texas Enterprise..."

Jan. 27, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

McLeroy, Smoking, and Voter ID
A bullet-point list of recent dome doings
"...My ADD is out of control today, plus my car broke down, so I’m capable of..."

May 20, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Holistic or Hiccup?
Council members ask for money for transit improvements for their districts
"...evening's transportation network company debate – City Council voted to move forward with disbursing $21.8 million in Capital Metro..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Cole Family Still in Search of a Pardon
Tim Cole would've been 49 today. Instead he died in prison -- and his family is still searching for peace.
"...died in prison before he could be exonerated, traveled to the Capitol Wednesday to call on Gov. Rick Perry..."

July 1, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Single-Member Situation
Movement afoot – once again – to ask voters to endorse City Council districts
"...voters the question of single-member districts – a change to the city's currently at-large form of local government whereby..."

Feb. 25, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Live-Blogging the City Budget Adoption
Continuously updated blog of the budget adoption.
"...So here we are – about to start adoption of the final Fiscal Year 2007-08 Budget..."

Sept. 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

An S-O-S for SOS
What will the Stratus deal mean for the Springs?
"...renewed interest in the citizen-driven law that turned the town on its ear a decade ago with its stunning..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

The People vs. Mike Sheffield
The new APD oversight agreement is a first for Austin -- but will it do what it's supposed to do?
"...happy that the Austin Police Department will now be monitored by citizens like yourselves. It remains to be seen..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

'An Independent Person'
A Conversation With Randi Shade
"...Place 3, in the June 18 run-off with Kathie Tovo. At her announcement, Shade said she believed she needs..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

What's in a Name?
In the state's latest plan, Planned Parenthood clinics would need to change their name to participate in the Women's Health Program
"...According to state Assistant Solicitor General Kristofer Monson, Texas' Planned Parenthood..."

June 15, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Gun Crazy!
Barack Obama may not be coming to get your weapons – but he's sure doing wonders for gun & ammo sales
"...a marked spot at all and instead slide up onto thin strips of grass that line the property. Still..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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