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The Daily Hustle: 7/14/10
Getting ready for their close up
"...and commission work, including council's Public Health and Human Services committee, dominates the agenda again today. After the jump,..."

July 14, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...the elder set and offers a range of support services, including a hair salon and doctor visits. The three..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature

City Budget: Minimal Slippage
Sparse cuts, few surprises in proposed fiscal document
"...the proposed Fiscal 2009 budget, emphasizing minimum impact to services for Austin residents in spite of rising costs and..."

July 23, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Study: Everyone Benefits From Pre-K
If Texas improved and expanded its prekindergarten program to include all children, state would get $8 back for every $1 invested, new research indicates
"...base, and the amount it spends on incarceration and social services...."

July 13, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

Federal Family-Planning Honcho Resigns
Overseer of funds hits road after Medicaid officials initiate action against his private practice
"...chosen in November to oversee the Health and Human Services' Office of Population Affairs, which handles roughly $283 million..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Strayhorn Says Accenture Taking Texas to Cleaners
Comptroller releases report charging that agreement between Accenture and Health and Human Services Commission was crafted to benefit Accenture's bottom line, and that the company has already profited despite series of missteps
"...the state hired last year to process applications for social services. But last week, one of Perry's opponents, Comptroller..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the previous Legislature's school finance failures, steep cuts to social services, and the congressional redistricting controversy. "My first year..."

Jan. 6, 2006 News Feature

Place 1
Leffingwell celebrates bittersweet victory
"...with wife Mary Lou McLain, a nurse and passionate social services advocate, who helped establish the Travis Co. Hospital..."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Page Two
Denuded of ideological trimmings and vicious rhetoric, much of the agenda that motivates talk radio hosts is common to most of us.
"...not occur in a vacuum. They have real-world consequences. Services and infrastructures that we don't even realize we depend..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Column by Louis Black

Critic's Picks
"...approaches. Wedge a fab new 'do into your evening social schedule and still make it to the club well..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Capitol Chronicle
Farewell to Phil Gramm, the journalist's best friend.
"...shotguns than I want.") Consider his memorable attacks on social services, and on the poor themselves: "This is the..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Cinema of the Americas
A Festival of Latino Films Showcases New Visions of an Old and Resurging Culture
"...shapes of land that appear to collapse under the social and mythical weight of the U.S.A...."

April 13, 2001 Screens Feature by David Garza

Naked City
The city council proposes a number of changes to several city departments, including DRID, PECSD, and the Planning Commission.
"...are being called on to provide the kind of social services that used to be provided in other ways."..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Page Two
The Statesman's editorial positions on the LCRA water deal continue to be astonishing.
"...Central to this are the effects of growth on social services, education, infrastructure, city services, and traffic. Read that..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Column by Louis Black

Tug of War
Changing Chamber Funds
" substance abuse, to hook them up with the social services -- especially those agencies providing treatment for addiction..."

Aug. 6, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

City Propositions
"...other elected leaders on transportation matters, health and human services, public safety, and the economy. Finally, Biscoe may be..."

Oct. 23, 1998 News Feature by the Editorial Staff

Grave Matters
The Cost of the Longest Vacation You'll Ever Take
"...your final nest. Add in the cost of funeral services, a casket and tombstone, then you'll find at least..."

March 28, 1997 News Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

Food 'O File
"...fourth annual Dining for Life AIDS fundraiser, benefiting AIDS Services of Austin and several other AIDS-related organizations. On Monday,..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Food Column

City Council District 10: In Seven-Car Race, Alter Finds Center Lane
D10 appears most likely to end in a December run-off – predicting who will make it past Nov. 3 is not easy.
"...funds which the city will redirect to bolster other social services, including the Austin-Travis County EMS Community Health Para­medics..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

FY21 Budget Passes Unanimously With Big Cuts to Austin Police Funding
Council members celebrate first step, but acknowledge hard work ahead
"...The money divested from APD will be reinvested into social services, including $6.5 million to house people without homes,..."

Aug. 13, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Day Trips: Matagorda Beach
A seashore with social distancing
"...the shoreline opens up with plenty of room for social distancing. Relatively free of litter, unlike so many of..."

July 10, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Council Hears Emotional Pleas for Change in Austin Police Leadership at Emergency Hearings
CMs join community in denouncing police violence at protests
"...Ayala’s shooting was captured on video that spread across social media over the weekend. In the video, Ayala can..."

June 5, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin’s Beatstars Partners with Sony/ATV
Biggest beat marketplace links with world’s largest music publisher
"...venture allowing its users access to the latter’s publishing services...."

May 6, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Disparate Access Comes as No Surprise
"...proficiency or income could then readily access health care services. Removing health care and social services from transit dependent..."

April 17, 2020 Postmarks

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, Let’s Get Counted”
Queer the Census initiative aims to increase LGBTQIA+ representation
"...says LGBTQ+ CCC member Awais Azhar, federal funding for social services that LGBTQIA people are disproportionately likely to need..."

April 17, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

The DWNLD: A QPOC Event Looks to Reclaim Space in Austin
Where queer people of color can come and feel like home
"...Kellee Fuller came up with the name for the social...."

Feb. 1, 2020 Qmmunity Post by Diane Zaragoza

Jay Trachtenberg's Top Books of 2019
From the social upheaval of the Sixties to the double life of an intelligence agent to the secular past of an Orthodox rabbi, splits resolved into memorable books
"...missed out, this novel revels in the chaotic political, social, and cultural zeitgeist of the 1960s. It's the story..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

AFSCME Local Fires Up for 2020 Campaigns
Nina Turner, Greg Casar, MJ Hegar headline VOTE event
"...employee rights like sick leave, and in pursuing the social services still lacking for many Austinites: from affordable housing..."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Council Moves on Convention Center Plans
The 24-page resolution brings together many of the moving parts from last summer’s “Downtown Puzzle”
"...the DAA itself is now) that could invest in services to end homelessness in Downtown Austin and support cultural..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin FC's New Charitable Arm Backs Affordable Housing Project
Meanwhile, Senate Bill 1771 seeks to jeopardize the Major League Soccer team
"...Foundation Communities properties, residents will have access to on-site social services such as individualized financial counseling, educational programs, and..."

April 26, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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