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COVID-19 Surge Forces Businesses to 50% Occupancy Limits
Alternative Care Site at the Convention Center being prepped to open
"...he already well knew – that Trauma Service Area (TSA) O has had seven consecutive days in which the..."

Jan. 10, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: May 27
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...gung ho, Hong Kong goes for marriage, and the TSA hassles all the wrong people, as your AggreGAYtor burns..."

May 27, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Todd Barry Podcast
Comics debated working the road vs. working the writers' room
"...the Conan O’Brien show, and the evils of the TSA. The world might never be the same...."

March 11, 2014 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Shadows Over Bergstrom
The economic and security changes of the last two years set off ripples at Bergstrom Airport.
"...partner, since you wouldn't have an airport without them."The TSA Invasion As Smith notes, there's a reason those big..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Hightower Report
Corporations promising to relocate here and to create lots of jobs in exchange for tax breaks and other goodies are full of it; and Transportation Security Administration doing a lot more than making you take off your shoes
" grab, call the watchdog group Good Jobs First: 202/626-3780.TSA SECRETLY SNOOPS ON PASSENGERS The Transportation Security Administration is..."

July 8, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

No End in Sight to Endless Lines at Austin's Airport
Chaos at AUS
"...Human Services, she's over Homeland Security – to grill TSA Admini­strator David Pekoske on the matter during his agency's..."

May 27, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Lege Lines
The Michael Morton Act, airport screening, business tax cuts, and more
"...last session's drama over a measure that would prohibit TSA agents from conducting invasive pat-downs – specifically those that..."

April 19, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Could the Discovery Channel Sue?
The Transportation Security Administration is defending how it handled a sippy cup: Will it have to defend their defense?
"...cup of water through security for her infant. The TSA claims that its staff was following regulations and that..."

June 18, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

What's Behind the Delays at Austin's Airport and What's Being Done to Help
Lots of turbulence as airport rebounds from COVID lows
"...those lines is a dire staffing shortage at the TSA checkpoints. The airlines likewise have too few personnel to..."

July 8, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Can the Airport Keep Up With Austin’s Boom?
AUS (aka ABIA) keeps making headlines whether it wants to or not
"...lack of one is basically what made the recent TSA staffing meltdown into a national news story – the..."

April 22, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Entering 2021 in a “State of Emergency”
Bars operating as restaurants are officials' top concern
"...County is one of 11 counties that make up TSA-O. According to data tracked by the Texas Department of..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Austin's Airport Art Program Makes Every Flight a Trip to the Gallery
Got some time at AUS? There's many distractions in plane sight.
"...on display weren't such a welcome respite from the TSA-enhanced rigmarole of air travel as we've come to know..."

Sept. 2, 2022 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Vaccine or Ventilator? You Decide
As COVID-19 surges, the unvaxxed overwhelm Austin hospitals – again
"...consecutive days, cities and counties in that area (again, TSA-O for us) could enforce mitigation strategies, including capacity limits..."

Aug. 6, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Opinion: Administrative Bureaucracies Make for a Not So Warm Welcome
On the anniversary of her first year in town, a new resident reflects on what's complicated her time here
"...I travel often and subscribe to TSA PreCheck and Clear. However, at the airport my paper..."

July 23, 2021 Column by Sara Collins

Austin Begins to Descend – Again – From a COVID Surge Peak
Steady as the COVID goes
"...week since the Central Texas trauma service area, or TSA-O, lifted capacity restrictions on most businesses that were triggered..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

New Year, New Grim Milestones in Austin’s COVID-19 Crisis
Amidst an unprecedented surge, Austin could reach ICU surge capacity within the next week
"...Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott expects Central Texas' 14-county TSA will likely trigger the 15% rule sometime this weekend,..."

Jan. 8, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Uncle Drew
Kyrie Irving's soda campaign gets a movie spin-off
", showing that his breakout role as conspiracy theorist TSA agent Rod in Jordan Peele’s Get Out was no..."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Get Out
A stellar racially charged horror comedy
"...with whom he interacts mostly by phone, is a TSA agent who serves as both the movie’s comic relief..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sea Change
Searching for sustainable shrimp
"...In May, the nonprofit Texas Shrimp Association (TSA) hosted its 65th annual convention. The attendees are deeply..."

June 12, 2015 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Austin Film Festival Presents Jason Reitman
Revisiting 'Up In the Air'
"...airports where passers-by were actual passengers, and for the TSA agents, it was just a regular day. More importantly,..."

Feb. 10, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Baggage Claim
Paul Patton stars in this rom-com about a desperate-to-wed flight attendant that never achieves liftoff.
"...all Montana’s ex-boyfriends and then send her scurrying past TSA checkpoints in an effort to accidentally-on-purpose run into these..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The AggreGAYtor: January 22
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• The TSA has returned all scanners that show anatomical detail. The..."

Jan. 22, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Worst. Session. Ever.
With three days left, legislature hurtling to the abyss
" yell about traitors and treason just as Patrick's anti-TSA groping bill got pulled...."

May 27, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Danny Barnes
"...are sentimental." So much so that Pizza Box dishes "TSA" even more romantic ("my baby's she's working for the..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay
Everyone's favorite stoner pals are back; this time running from the law after being mistaken for terrorists.
"...comedy in which the Indian-American hero accuses an African-American TSA agent of racial profiling, all so he won’t get..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Security Administration's AUS staffing crisis persists, mostly due to TSA's low wages...."

May 20, 2022 News Feature

No Mask, No Vax, No Entry? The Battle Between Local and State Leaders Continues.
Texas officials meddle with local COVID measures
"...than 10 ICU beds available this week. That includes TSA O, the 11-county region anchored by Travis County, where..."

Aug. 20, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

COVID-19 Update: ICU Bed Availability Drops to All-Time Low
And then there were two
"...16% of Texas' entire hospital capacity, and 14-15% of TSA-O's capacity...."

Aug. 13, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Au Revoir, Chez Nous; WB, Antonelli's; Howdy, Local Foods; Mmmmm, Pinthouse; and More
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Barbara Jordan Terminal, not too far from where uniformed TSA agents perform adorable shows of security theatre …..."

June 16, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Stage 4 Risk of COVID-19 Shapes Austin's Holiday
No-virus November
"...the Trauma Service Area's hospital capacity for seven days (TSAs are comprised of several counties). As of press time,..."

Nov. 27, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

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