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The Austin Chronic – New to the Texas Medical Market: RSO Products and Delicious Chocolate
Texas Original expands with full-spectrum edibles
"...As a patient in Texas’ Compassionate Use program, I procured several new chocolate products..."

March 1, 2024 Column by Kevin Curtin

GOP Bill Would Nullify Austin Anti-Discrimination Ordinances
Cities could be sued over progressive employment laws
"...Typically when Republicans in the Texas Legislature get riled up over an ordinance city officials..."

March 24, 2023 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Republican Bill Would Nullify Austin Anti-Discrimination Ordinances
Cities could be sued over progressive employment laws
"...Typically when Republicans in the Texas Legislature get riled up over an ordinance city officials..."

March 17, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin-Based Justice Center Will Get Funding From NFL
Texas Appleseed to get a portion of $6.5 Million
"...Texas Appleseed, the Austin-based public interest justice center, has once..."

June 3, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Progressive Responses to Evictions, Truancy Define Justice of the Peace Contests
Power to the People in the "People's Court"
"...career that included work as a litigator at the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission and service as a Municipal Court..."

Feb. 18, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Report Critiques COVID-19 Response in Local Jails
Study reveals "a messy patchwork" of approaches to pandemic
"...study titled "Infected With Fear: The Coronavirus in Central Texas Jails." The report critiques the responses of jail administrators..."

Nov. 19, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Austin Plays the APD Chief Dating Game
Finalists court the community for Austin police top job
"...to say about reimagining public safety. Chris Harris with Texas Appleseed told the Chronicle that each appeared to fundamentally..."

Aug. 27, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Justice Coalition's "Breathe: The Fight Continues" Rally & Vigil at Huston-Tillotson University
"...Cynthia Simons of the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition speaks during Austin Justice Coalition's "Breathe:..."

April 23, 2021 Photo Gallery

Council Recap: Meet the New Chief, Not the Same as the Old Chief
Chacon commits to change as academy moves toward reopening
"...Those curriculum changes have not been finalized, however, and..."

March 26, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

"Strong-Mayor" Proposal Divides Austin's Progressives
Power to the people?
"...deplore, the fact that bureaucratic civil service protections in Texas state law make it impossible to simply fire the..."

March 5, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Strong-Mayor Proposal Likely Headed to May Ballot
Austinites for Progressive Reform submits 24,000 signatures
"...big U.S. cities, including Houston, but not in most Texas cities. City Clerk Janette Goodall will test a random..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Shock the Vote Invites You to a Shocking Halloween Party
Drive-in double-bill of Halloween treats
"...Between the Pages, Out Youth, The SAFE Alliance, and Texas Appleseed). If you feel like giving more, then that's..."

Oct. 30, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Shock the Vote Says "Don't Forget"
Short films from new ATX community group show the horror of not voting
"...Between the Pages, Out Youth, The SAFE Alliance, and Texas Appleseed) will. Tickets here, and every ticket sold comes..."

Oct. 14, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...Between the Pages, Out Youth, the Safe Alliance, and Texas Appleseed. All three performers, Whitmore (7:30), Soo (8:00), and..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Checking In: Marcia Ball Took Her First Summer Off Since 1984
“It gets hot in Austin in the summer, did you know?”
"...& the Firedogs. Louisiana-reared, the pianist became a Janie Appleseed of styles in the Lone Star capital, fusing blues..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Outgoing District Attorney Postpones Police Cases Until January
Is justice delayed justice denied?
"...to do." Chris Harris, criminal justice project director for Texas Appleseed, says Moore's decision "raises serious questions about whether..."

July 31, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

“Reimagining” APD and Its Huge Budget Starts Now
City Council and the city manager try to move away from policing, but is it enough?
"...Chris Harris, director of the criminal justice project at Texas Appleseed, said. "The last council meeting was June 11"..."

July 24, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Tales From Early Voting and More Before the July 14 Election
Last-minute jostling before election day
"...Annie's List, devoted to helping elect progressive women in Texas – has not issued an endorsement for D.A. Four..."

July 10, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

AISD Hears Loud and Clear: No Cops in Schools
Austinites call for schools to defund its police, too
"...is in-house, as are those of some other Central Texas districts that have cut ties with their cities' local..."

July 3, 2020 News Feature by Aaricka Washington

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Reshape Austin's Budget: Just Liberty, Austin Justice Coalition, Texas Appleseed, and Texas Fair Defense Project have launched a..."

July 3, 2020 News Feature

Hundreds Tell Council, APD That Big Change Must Happen – Now
Voices of sorrow and rage
"...a new wrinkle has emerged; city attorneys interpret the Texas Civil Service Code to say that even Cronk cannot..."

June 12, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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"...he is director of the Criminal Justice Project at Texas Appleseed, a public interest justice center...."

June 12, 2020 Column

Council Hears Emotional Pleas for Change in Austin Police Leadership at Emergency Hearings
CMs join community in denouncing police violence at protests
"...took action after prosecutors in Travis County and across Texas announced they would no longer prosecute most possession cases,..."

June 5, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

A Month After Mike Ramos Died, Some Hesitant Steps Toward Accountability
Justice comes slowly
"...been a priority for most D.A.'s offices, especially in Texas, and even in a city like Austin that bills..."

June 5, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Resources to Support Black Austinites During Police Brutality Protests
How to help and how to find help
"...Students at the University of Texas at Austin have access to free legal services...."

June 3, 2020 News Post by Selome Hailu

Justice Advocates React to Felony Bond Order
Advocates say order “needs improvement to maximize impact”
"...the felony District Court Judges earlier this week. The Texas Fair Defense Project, Texas Appleseed, Austin Justice Coalition, and..."

March 26, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Don’t Book ’em, Danno: DPS Backs Off on Pot Busts
State troopers take cite-and-release stance amid continued hemp-law fallout
"...Texas marijuana users who are caught with under a quarter..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Signs of Trouble and of Hope at Mendez Middle School
In-district charter seeks to turn around a campus’ longtime struggles
"...the Austin Independent School District – led by the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (T-STEM) coalition. Along with..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

A New Jail for Travis County?
County moves forward with new women's building despite vote to delay and community outcry
"...Texas county jails house people who have been charged with..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

How One Man Started the Local Mesquite Movement
A baking challenge led Sandeep Gyawali to this little-known flour
"...It was surprising to me that there wasn't any Texas mesquite flour available. From there, it stayed in the..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

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