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"...I Cannot Lie: A newly adopted map of the state's electricity supply chain will help state employees get fuel..."

May 6, 2022 News Feature

Renew the Fight
"...wages and provide little to no benefits. The lowest-paid employees always face the most dramatic effects of privatization, and..."

Sept. 15, 2015 Postmarks

Austin ISD Considers Teacher Job Security
Trustees vote tonight on returning to three year contracts
"...board is contemplating adding a little more stability to employees...."

Feb. 24, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eco-Currents
Appliance rebates, solar panel projects, and more
"...belong to Car2Go, the car-sharing program used by city employees, and you're likely to see even more of them..."

April 2, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Fruits of Their Labor
How labor-related bills have fared this session
"...Act, relaxing some of the extraordinary burdens placed on employees wanting to join a union. At a state level..."

May 29, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Making of an Endorsement
"...In Fact Daily, in which Rodgers makes the same statements he made to us - his very strongest case..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Low wages, sprawl among the concerns of package detractors
"...the prevailing wage," said Will Rogers of the Texas State Employees Union. "It's the taxpayers who foot the bill,..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Shortchanged
A lot of belt tightening and creative thinking make getting by with low dollars possible for AISD
"...a modern urban school district costs, how little the state puts in, and how much Texas pulls out, it's..."

Sept. 4, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Evicted and Helpless
Disabled residents to be forced out of state supported living center
"...until she found refuge for Jason at the Austin State Supported Living Center (formerly the Austin State School) at..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

She's Her Own Grandma
Carole Keeton Strayhorn – what a long strange trip it's been
"...waiting more than two months for the secretary of state to validate her voter-signed petitions, Strayhorn wasn't about to..."

July 28, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

In Memoriam
The Austin State Hospital Cemetery is the long final home for thousands
"...funky shops start. The chain-link fence of the Austin State Hospital Cemetery – 11 flat acres full of forgotten..."

May 27, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Picking Up the TAB
The Travis Co. DA and the courts consider Texas Association of Business money spent during the fall campaign.
"...Republicans are on the verge of attaining domination of statewide Texas politics -- except for one problem: A pesky..."

March 28, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...running to the right of Perry on taxes (the state budget simply won't balance with "scrubbing" bubbles). But on..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature

March 2020 Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Democratic primary?
"...of America, UT Young Democratic Socialists of America, Texas State Young Democratic Socialists of America, ACC Young Democratic Socialists..."

Feb. 4, 2020 News Post

Rep. Gina Hinojosa on the 86th Texas Legislature
“We need to have the state pay its fair share into the school finance system”
"...public school finance system that we know is broken statewide. We know Austin is feeling the brunt of this..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Chronicle Endorsements
Recommendations for the county, state, and country
"...their ballots, and cast a vote in every race. Statewide Races..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Reproductive Rights Advocates Prepare for the Fight
Groups, lawmakers relaunch "Trust. Respect. Access." campaign
"...Reproductive health advocates, progressive groups, and state legislators are gearing up for another long fight to..."

Feb. 9, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Reefer Roundup: 8/12/11
It's back! Your dose of drug news has returned
"...and prosecuting medi-pot patients using marijuana in accordance with state law, the DOJ has issued a new memo that..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Bill Would Rotate UIL Events Out of Austin
Father and son lawmakers call for holding high school state competitions in other areas of the state
"...the battle cry for high school athletes across the state is "Austin or bust!" That's because in every sport..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Reefer Madness
Q & A with Rob Kampia, co-founder of the Marijuana Policy Project
"...front. No one was lobbying Capitol Hill, and no state medical marijuana laws had been passed. Just more than..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...job well done defeating Props. 1 and 2. Simply stated they were bad public policy. Maybe this time, the..."

May 19, 2006 News Feature

Chipping Away at CHIP
Kids' health coverage still touch and go in Texas
"...Former State Rep. Patricia Gray has no desire to return to..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...running to the right of Perry on taxes (the state budget simply won't balance with "scrubbing" bubbles). But on..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...running to the right of Perry on taxes (the state budget simply won't balance with "scrubbing" bubbles). But on..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...the Tyler League of Women Voters had assembled several state and federal candidates for a "Four-County Forum" (Henderson, Smith,..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

Day Trips & Beyond: January Events Roundup
Explore Texas and beyond in 2022
"...brewery, or one of the many events around the state...."

Jan. 6, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

AISD, Union Still at Odds Over In-Person Teaching
Employees look for creative solutions, but have yet to see any
"...that the district refund the sick days docked from employees who worked from home that Monday. It is one..."

Oct. 16, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Opinion – Protecting Texas Alone: The UT System Has Failed Our Community
Underpaid at UT, a graduate student worker advocacy group, urgently calls for COVID protections
"...Classes have begun at the University of Texas at..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Column by Underpaid@UT

Day Trips & Beyond: Out of Town Closures Due to COVID-19
Here are the latest updates
"...changing situation caused by the COVID-19/coronavirus, events around the state are canceled or postponed, and travel is not advised...."

March 24, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Anti-Choice Grifter’s Mischief Costs Texas Taxpayers $1.6M
State asks for its money back after Round Rock-based anti-abortion group fritters away women's health funds
"...the Heidi Group have been asked to repay the state a whopping $1.6 million (which it likely does not..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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