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Tort Deform gives business the gold mine, the rest of us the shaft.
"...suggested to her that the survival of the Austin State Hospital could depend on her vote on tort reform...."

April 4, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Beautiful People
"...onto and down the street, and, eventually into a state hospital ward shared with a Welsh firebomber. Their bitter..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Medi-Pot Patients Denied Organ Transplants
Although medical marijuana is legal in Washington State, patients who might be in need of an organ transplant apparently need to think twice before availing themselves of medi-pot
"...Although medical marijuana is legal in Washington State, patients who might be in need of an organ..."

May 21, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines
"...Children's Hospital of Austin now officially belongs to Seton Healthcare Network..."

June 20, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Sharing the Hospital District
"...A weighty matter influencing the birth of a countywide hospital district: Can the city of Austin and Travis Co...."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Sophia King: A Brief Chronology
A chronology of the life of Sophia King
"...or "bio" in her apartment. She is committed to State Hospital, and Child Protective Services takes temporary custody of..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature

Saturday Night at the Bookstore
The Dicks' Gary Floyd 20 years after Austin's first Punk Prom at the ArmadilloWorld Headquarters
"...moved there. I was a janitor in a charity hospital. Quite a learning experience. Then, after a year and..."

May 12, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Sen. Kirk Watson on the 86th Texas Legislature
“In Texas, we don’t focus on what our needs are; we focus on what we want to pay”
"...our retired teachers. We need to significantly increase the state’s contribution to TRS-Care (the Teacher Retirement System health care..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Texas Makes Its HB2 Case to U.S. Supreme Court
Says no evidence women are harmed
"...burden" in seeking access to care, lawyers for the state argue in a brief filed today with the U.S...."

Nov. 12, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

UPDATED: Abortion Providers Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court
Asking court to vacate appeals decision in HB 2 lawsuit
"...UPDATE:U.S. Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia has ordered the state of Texas to respond by Nov. 12 to an..."

Nov. 4, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

A Complex Question?
Central Park's Proposed Housing Project
"...the pre-development stages of an upscale apartment project on state-owned land in the heart of Central Austin...."

Sept. 29, 1995 News Feature

God and Comedy
Screenwriter Michael Zagst chooses laughter with Divine Access
"...driving a yogurt delivery truck, clerking at the Austin State Hospital – while writing fiction. When his big break..."

May 13, 2016 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Obama Administration Extends Short-Term Medicaid Funds in Texas
Feds, state reach deal on 15-month extension to assist hospitals
"...The Obama administration has agreed to extend a short-term hospital Medicaid program that assists treating low-income, uninsured Texans, a..."

May 2, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Texas Abortion Law Case
Justices have until June to make a final ruling
"...learning SCOTUS would take up their case against the state's harsh abortion restrictions. “Today, my heart is filled with..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

News Roundup: Protests and Presidents
Contentious issues and presidential contenders
"...by the Senate approving the closure of the Austin State Supported Living Center, guardians of the disabled continue to..."

May 4, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

A Dangerous Method
David Cronenberg forgoes his customary viscera for the more unknowable id as Drs. Jung and Freud hash out the origins of our unconscious impulses.
"...being taken against her will to a Zurich psychiatric hospital. She doesn’t know it yet, but her life will..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Nov. 4 General Election
Early Voting Oct. 20-31
"...Brackenridge Hospital, 601 E. 15th, 8am-6pm..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...six votes of the council, regardless of whether a state law supersedes SOS. It was uncertain at press time..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips
"...Jim Hogg State Historical Park preserves Hogg's birthplace in a 175-acre state..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court to Take Up HB 2
Providers want ASC and admit privileges rules gone
"...abortion providers are taking their legal fight against draconian state regulations to the U.S. Supreme Court...."

Sept. 3, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Kirk Watson Resigns From Texas Senate
Headed to Houston, the ex-mayor and senator reflects on his legacy
"...he began his transition from partisan player into Elder Statesman, state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, was reflective with the..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Budget Wins at the Capitol
The Texas Lege finally funds public education
"...intact beyond the upcoming biennium (a major uncertainty), the state will have moved from providing 38% of Texas public..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Austin Diocese Implicated in Child Abuse Suit
John Doe claims he was victim of sexual abuse in the Seventies
"...the Database of Publicly Accused Priests in the United States). Attorney Tahira Khan Mer­ritt filed a civil suit for..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Mary Margaret Farabee: In Memoriam
Philanthropist and Texas Book Festival co-founder has died
"...in several of her jobs – at the Austin State Hospital, Texas State Historical Association, Texas state senate, directing..."

March 5, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Stan Knee for inconsistent disciplining of officers and "incorrect" statements in specific cases. See "Futrell Spares Knee."..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Ballad of Townes & Blaze
The twisted but not-so-tall tale of Van Zandt and Foley, Lonesome Dove meets Barfly
"...death ["A Walking Contradiction," Dec. 24, 1999], Lucinda Williams stated that she wrote "Drunken Angel" for Blaze, "although it..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Sybil Rosen

Bill of the Week: Surviving Sexual Assault
Bill would ease ability of victims to get medical care
"...she needed. It took so long to find a hospital ready to collect evidence of the sexual assault that..."

May 11, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...who don't leave willingly) and make seven Southwest U.S. states into Aztlan (which they perceive as closest to communism)...."

Nov. 11, 2005 Column

Disappearing Patients
Mental health, like mental illness, can be a complex proposition.
"...well enough to leave an institution. In the 1960s, state systems began to transfer people out of the hospitals..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Abortion Providers Sue Abbott, Paxton Over Pandemic Ban
Procedures are time-sensitive and essential, suit argues
"...Texas abortion providers struck back at state officials with a lawsuit on Wednesday, March 25 after..."

March 26, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

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