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Campaign Finance Reports Shed Light on Prop 1 PAC Spending
Ridesharing Works coffer dwarfs rival PAC
" cash and $1.38 million in in-kind contributions. Notably, RWA did not receive a single donation other than corporate..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Where the Money Goes
Uber & Lyft spending freely on Prop. 1 campaign
"...about the arrangement, Leffingwell told the Chronicle that when RWA reached out to him about chairing the campaign, the..."

April 15, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Point Austin: A Modest Proposition
How much misinformation can you buy for $2 million?
"...endorsement of the outcome of the May 7 vote. (RWA's "supporters" page currently features only former Mayor Lee Leffingwell,..."

April 22, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Prop. 1 Campaign Switches Into High Gear
As more take sides on the Uber / Lyft debate, allegations of being bought out are traded
"...alone. A handful of local Dem­o­cratic consultants have joined RWA's outreach team – including Joe Bow­en (who recently worked..."

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Public Notice: Learning to Share?
A full week of Proposition 1
"...But RWA must be hearing good polling data on those claims,..."

April 29, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Point Austin: How Much Money Is Too Much?
As Uber and Lyft's millions flood, Austin voters may have had enough of Prop 1
"...1. Even as reporters began to analyze that filing, RWA reported another $1 million about to be spent, which..."

May 6, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Prop. 1: False Advertising Claims Escalate
City officials deny claims on background checks
"...Spending," April 15.) And that is the narrative that RWA has been pushing, with RWA mailers claiming, "A vote..."

April 22, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

New Writers of the Purple Prose
The romance field, Margraet Moser writes, is unique in its symbiosis: Most writers come from the ranks of readers and therefore understand the marriage of reader and book. The sisterhood and moral support in this almost exclusively female dominion is palpable. It is also gratifying and empowering and, in a few cases, exceedingly lucrative.
" America, according to the Romance Writers of America (RWA), an 8,200-member organization established in Houston in 1980 by..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

The Road to Prop 1
"...November: Council Mobility Committee forwards revised TNC recommendations to full City Council...."

May 13, 2016 News Feature

Money Doesn’t Talk, It Swears
Uber and Lyft spending $8 million-plus to sell Proposition 1
"...According to the Austin American-Statesman, RWA reported an additional $1 million contribution from Uber just..."

April 30, 2016 News Post by Michael King

All That $10 Million Can't Buy
Anti-Prop 1 faction celebrates referendum's resounding defeat
"...RWA sent out a statement that appeared to hint at..."

May 7, 2016 News Post by Amy Kamp

Sherry Thomas Is Our Lady of Crime Solving
The game's afoot in a very different way in the Lady Sherlock series by Austinite Sherry Thomas
"...of the reason is that I came up in RWA, the Romance Writers of America – it's very much..."

July 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

More Strong-Arming From Uber and Lyft
President of U.S. Chamber tries to undermine U.S. “Smart City” grant
"...Just returned from Oslo, Norway, Mayor Steve Adler responded: “We shouldn’t let ourselves be..."

April 24, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Huey Rey Fischer Enters TNC Fray
Former UDems pres joins Ridesharing Works for Austin
"...A handful of local liberal Democrat consultants have joined RWA’s outreach team, too – including Joe Bowen, Patrick McDonald,..."

March 31, 2016 News Post by Mac McCann

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