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"...own utilities. (To avoid interruptions in electric and gas services, evacuees should make sure their accounts are transferred from..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature

The Dropout Problem
Not students, but teachers – AISD struggles to retain qualified educators
"...which schools are expected to provide a host of social services that, she believes, have little to do with..."

Aug. 12, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Playing Defense
Progressives prepare to circle the wagons at the Lege
"...to have to raise taxes or else slash state services in a really draconian way. And to do that,..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...(minimum wage) job, unemployment insurance will be stopped. As Social Security is privatized to benefit Wall Street, we'll be..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Column

The Glass House
"...Wesley Strick is a Dickensian nightmare that only a social worker with a high-income-bracket clientele can appreciate: two orphans,..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Naked City
News shorts
"...groups to proselytize under the pretext of providing taxpayer-funded social services...."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Human Element
"...of the city's most ambitious endeavors yet in the social services area. On paper, the plan's goals are noble;..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...one had to note the obvious irony: King, a socialist, was rather anti-corporate in his outlook. The walk's "marquee..."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Feature

Public Notice
Holiday Wish List, Part Two
"...Skadden. Additional thanks go to Stewart Gallas, from AIDS Services of Austin, for having the idea four years ago...."

Dec. 25, 1998 Column by Kate X Messer

To Serve Man
Briggo: an Austin company at the crossroads of taste, technology, and social interaction
"...And he was fascinated by the exploding phenomenon of social networking via computers and cell phones. Combining these elements,..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Food Feature by MM Pack

The Future Is Now
Local fiscal policy enters its Cold War era
"...meant more layoffs, more closed facilities, more reductions in services, and more rending of garments. In the draft policy..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Perry Calls for CPS Probe
The governor orders another investigation of human-services agency
"...In yet another sign of the continuing deterioration of social services in Texas, last week Gov. Rick Perry ordered..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Support for Seton, First Satiric, Then Serious
"...Dear Editor, Lactation services have been cut ["No Mother's Milk Here: Hospitals Cut..."

June 16, 2004 Postmarks

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...health supervisor for the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department, said he hadn't heard of any. "Most establishments..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Feature

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The city may go where it feared to tread last year -- tax hikes, layoffs, and cutting public safety budgets.
"...rate right now. Then, when constituencies bark about their services being cut, the council can, effectively, dare the people..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Culture Cash
Austin's artists and arts groups are working hard to survive the economic downturn, and now more than ever it's essential for the city that they do.
"...include high tech, entertainment and media, education, and professional services -- "accounts for more than half of the local..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Interactive: Lessons From the Texas Abortion Battles
Social media played key role in contentious abortion debate
"...Social media can be a great equalizer – and a..."

March 11, 2014 SXSW Post by Jordan Smith

The Latest Proposal
Downtown businesses and orgs form an alliance
"...the alliance has recruited broad support from the Downtown social service organizations, which spend most of their time and..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Heart of The Beast
Can Donald Byrd Make Art of True-Life Violence?
"...themselves within the community, creating new communication channels for social service providers, and using their skills as artists to..."

May 9, 1997 Arts Feature by Adrienne Martini

Austin Resources for Those Experiencing Income Loss Due to COVID-19
Efforts to help Austinites struggling to make rent or pay bills
"...Contact: 833/512-CATX This comprehensive database of social services includes COVID-19 relief programs. Call for further questions..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Post by Evan Rodriguez

Council Counters "Camp Abbott" With Plan to Convert a South Austin Motel Into a Low-Barrier Shelter
"...paired with the mental and physical health care and social services people exiting homelessness may need to gain stability..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Are You Typical?
Council's first look at FY 2016 budget
"...staffing the new Central Library), 27 positions in Development Services (also the subject of a lengthy, detailed briefing at..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

'Nothing Is Done Alone' Extended Interview
The TxCC and their role in Bastrop's recovery after the fires
"...now fit in to the national scheme of disaster services...."

Dec. 2, 2013 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

TDH: 5/27/11
Council (non)action on historic tax abatements, non-profit funding
"...and results from Wednesday’s work session tackling nonprofit and social service funding...."

May 27, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 9/21/10
What's on the council agenda?
"...five firms to the Watershed Flood Hazard Mitigation Engineering Services Rotation List (Espey Consultants; Raymond Chan and Associates; Brown..."

Sept. 21, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Ready to Wrap
Budget is ready for council approval, but a few sticking points remain
"...Social services funding is always a sore spot, but Morrison..."

Sept. 10, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Missed Connections
Did Family Connections' executive director take the money and run?
"...Family Connections is a social services organization that, by its own count, helps about..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...nonprofits to provide low-cost immunizations through July. Student Health Services will offer shots from 9am-noon on Friday, July 14..."

July 14, 2006 News Feature

IEES Rollout Caused Problems; CHIP Help Available
"...On January 20, 2006, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission initiated a new program called the Integrated Eligibility..."

July 10, 2006 Postmarks

Point Austin: A Blueprint for Mental Health
The Mayor's Task Force issues its report, but the real work is yet to come
"...long-term care, of whom "only about one-third [are] receiving services." Unless one of those people is in your family,..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Column by Michael King

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