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15 Movies We Can’t Wait to See at SXSW 2019
A few words about some of our favorite films coming to the fest
"...that could make his race more than just a statewide story.” – Michael King READ MORE> Community First, A..."

March 7, 2019 SXSW Post by The Screens Staff

An Unconventional Campaign History in Running With Beto
Hop in Beto O'Rourke's passenger seat
"...that could make his race more than just a statewide story."..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Michael King

Garrison Brothers Distillery Announces Semifinalists in Texas Bourbon Bartender Competition
Five of Austin’s top bartenders compete to win $10,000 prize
"...Garrison Brothers Distillery announced the 25 statewide semifinalists for their Bourbon Brawl bartender competition on Wednesday..."

March 6, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Faster Than Sound: KVRX Launches the Largest College Radio Festival
KVRX station manager Gab Soong starts the largest ever student-run radio fest, national phone theft ring uncovered from ACL Fest, and Big Thief’s Buck Meek settles down outside the city
"...Music Economic Impact Study, released Feb. 21, reports the statewide music industry generated 2,000 new permanent jobs and an..."

March 1, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Headlines
"...in Travis County," but also to increase transportation funding statewide. Watson's menu of options includes managed toll lanes on..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature

Equality Texas Promotes LGBTQ Friendly Legislation
Report finds “stark gap” between acceptance and lack of protections
"...report released Wednesday, Feb. 27, Equality Texas – a statewide political advocacy organization for queer and trans rights –..."

Feb. 27, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

Luv Doc: A Few Thousand Words
Even a few thousand words from a fake doctor are not enough to fix years and years of dysfunction
"...If you ask if I have told someone about..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

State LGBTQ Chambers Form First-of-Its-Kind Alliance
The new Texas LGBT Chambers of Commerce will represent Austin, Greater Houston, North Texas, and San Antonio
"...representing Texas' four major metro areas have formed a statewide coalition to advocate for business issues important to Texas'..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Lege Lines: The Voters Speak, the Governor Listens
Abbott leaves the red-state red-meat back at the mansion
"...Watson also serves), has a bill to establish a statewide telehealth center for sexual assault forensic exams (helpful for..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Promotes Air Pollution
State regulator barely even tries to hold industry accountable, advocates say
"...Although the worst polluters statewide were in the Houston area, the report identifies five..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

LGBTQ Caucus' Queer Priorities at the Texas Capitol
House's recently formed caucus announces top causes for 2019
"...the interim executive director of Equality Texas – a statewide political advocacy organization for LGBTQ rights – closed out..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Qmmunity
Lewkin' at the Lege
"...bills we'll see" during the Lege session. As the statewide advocacy group also noted, this type of blanket religious..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Headlines
"...family of four in Travis County, versus the lower statewide average of $53,000 a year...."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature

Austin at Large: Get Out of Jail, Free
In the purple light of a new Texas, cash bail looks mighty ugly
"...Dec. 1) well over 6,000 people in pretrial lockup; statewide, more than 40,000. (In Travis County, about 1,700.) Studies..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Faster Than Sound: Pop Goes the Arts District
Fight over an empty lot near Riverside Drive intensifies, Xetas’ Kana Harris will open Bluebonnet Records in Lockhart, and Why Bonnie get a peachy opening gig
"...Records' Lonestar: A Texas Friends & Family Compilation. The statewide sadcore tape is assembled by Alex Montenegro of Dallas..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Rep. Donna Howard on the 86th Texas Legislature
“Let’s target some new money toward childhood literacy, toward high school success, toward teacher quality – the kind of things that research shows make a difference”
"...and of the close margins in some of our statewide races. I think that should encourage a move toward..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Rep. Celia Israel on the 86th Texas Legislature
“Pandering to 3% of the electorate is not in anyone's best interest”
"...for Hegar's voice, because he is a Republican elected statewide, and he's also not shy about saying there's too..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Rep. John Bucy III on the 86th Texas Legislature
“We’ve got to do everything we can to keep attention on Medicaid expansion”
"...behind it. Now we just need to get some statewide leaders behind it. We need to keep the magnifying..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session
Interviews with the team representing 2.1 million Austin metro residents
"...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 the News Staff

KUT’s News Director Departs
Embattled newsroom leader Emily Donahue out after 17 years
"...KUT newsroom, then created and produced the station's flagship statewide daily news program, Texas Standard – moved into a..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

CEO Chuck Smith Leaves Equality Texas
Samantha Smoot tapped for interim executive director position
"...Equality Texas, a statewide political advocacy organization for LGBTQ rights, announced earlier today..."

Dec. 17, 2018 News Post by Beth Sullivan

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Upcoming Legislative Session
Lawmakers set to tackle immigration, education, legalization, transportation, and more
"...keep the suburbs happy, and with the passage of statewide Propositions 1 and 7 in 2014 and 2015 –..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by the News Staff

Dems Call for Health Care for All Texans
State Rep. Gina Hinojosa pledges to carry comprehensive health care bill to the 86th Texas Lege
"...the bill, recruiting activists to campaign in every district statewide, with particular outreach to counties (which bear much of..."

Dec. 7, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Election Coverage: A Glass Half-Full
Little f*cking drops of blue blood, sweat, and tears
"...of El Paso" got 48.2%, better than any Dem statewide since the John Sharp and Paul Hobby heartbreakers of..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: The Work Goes On
A mixed election bag nationwide, but real reasons for optimism
"...was still too much "close, but no cigar," especially statewide and in our nearby congressional races. It gives me..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Public Notice: Blue Wave Blues?
Something for everyone in Tuesday’s results
"...legislatures and governors' seats; Dems running the first close statewide races in a generation in Texas, cutting the GOP..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Election Coverage: The Texas Lege: A Tight Squeeze
Texas Dems put incumbents through the wringer
"...No Democrat has won a statewide office in more than two decades – that oft-floated..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Live Election Night Results & Updates
The latest from the polls and candidate watch parties
"...helped sand smooth the evening's emotions. While the Dems' statewide drought continues (O'Rourke did better than the rest of..."

Nov. 6, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Vote-pocalypse now!
"...previous midterm turnout records both in Travis Co. and statewide; the largest Texas counties, both blue and red, are..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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