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Asked Again
Commissioners Court again considers a public defender's office
"...After years of starts and stops, Travis County will move forward once..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

AFP Is an Anti-Government Organization
"...line regarding the Americans for Prosperity lawsuit against the Texas Association of Counties: TAC has a constitutional right to..."

March 6, 2008 Postmarks

Halfway to Nowhere
As the Lege turns the corner, there's still plenty of time for trouble
"...Lege cleared the session's midpoint early last week, the Texas House had already managed to undermine the public school..."

April 1, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Developers' Gift Horse
"...The failure of the Elgin Bank legislation in the session has left..."

June 27, 1997 News Feature

Hays County Hell
Elgin Bank Victory May Mean Colonia-like Development
"...this colonia-like development. photograph by Jana Birchum A couple of miles east of the interstate, near Kyle, a subdivision..."

June 27, 1997 News Feature by Bob Elder

Lobbying Lawsuit Update
Parties in taxpayer-funded lobbying suit are splitting the difference following district judge's recent opinion
"...by Peggy Venable, Janice Brauner, and Judy Morris, members of Americans for Prosperity v. Williamson County and the Texas..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week..."

March 7, 2008 News Feature

Maxey Shows Moxie in Curious Bid for Tax Assessor
Glen Maxey defends his bid for tax assessor-collector
"...to elect him to the job instead – the Texas Association of Counties Leadership Foundation comes out and says..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Where's Your Evidence?
Advances in forensic science have made physical evidence increasingly crucial in criminal justice – but the practice of preserving and maintaining that evidence is often underfunded, poorly managed, or just plain sloppy
"...prosecutors – in Gray County and the attorney general's office – for the right to DNA-test certain items of..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...she requested the opportunity to get a "good" picture of me, I could have saved you the trouble and..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Column

'Nothing Is Done Alone' Extended Interview
The TxCC and their role in Bastrop's recovery after the fires
"...In late October, I visited the HQ of Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks, here in Austin...."

Dec. 2, 2013 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

Perry's Magic Wand: Disappearing Mandates
Texas puts its money far from where its mouth is
"...Is Texas preparing for an enormous public services bait and switch?..."

March 4, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Downtown's New Year
"...blows past, but others are bent on raising more roof beams in 2003. Overall, there does seem to be..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Never-Ending Election Contest
Pressley v. Casar still pending before Supreme Court
"...Almost lost in the mists of time, the 2014 City Council election inaugurated the first..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...Quote of the Week..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature

Justice or Vengeance?
A tale of tragedy and punishment in Williamson County
"...his girlfriend attended a party in his suburban neighborhood of Anderson Mill, a reunion of recent graduates of Westwood..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week: "I don't have a problem with cross-dressing...."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week"This ruling will hasten the end of DeLay's..."

June 3, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...Quote of the Week "One of the things that money can..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Best-Laid Plans
How does the patchwork of separate plans for the future of Central Texas fit together? No one knows.
"...In Central Texas, right now, there's a whole lot of planning going..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Fighting a Rising Tide
The 78th Lege chipped away at abortion rights
"...the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League gave Texas a grade of "C-" on the organization's annual state-by-state..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...done voting on Saturday, head over to Austin's installment of the Million Marijuana March -- coinciding protests held around..."

May 3, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Capitol Chronicle
Despite promise of good times, too many Texans go hungry.
"...are whistling bravely into the wind, the good news of alleged economic recovery hasn't yet filtered down to the..."

March 29, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around Austin and beyond.
"...Quote of the Week: "Treaties make no sense. There is only..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

On The Lege
Knocking Out Hate
"...declared it a technical knockout. Loralei Gilliam, executive director of the American Family Association of Texas, was in a..."

March 19, 1999 News Column

Seton's Secrets
Seton HMO comes under fire for failing to report data that could be helpful to consumers.
"...The health management organization (HMO) operated by Central Texas' leading health-care services provider recently had a date in..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Local, State Health Leaders Try to Keep Up with COVID-19
Six known cases in Travis County but actual number likely higher
"...federal leadership still halting at best, state and local officials have doubled down in the last few days to..."

March 16, 2020 News Post by Margaret Nicklas

Lege Lines: Film Incentive Program Funding Uncertain, Anti-Choice Buffoonery, and More
Lege considers film incentive program funding and anti-choice antics take hold
"...Contrary to popular opinion, Texas doesn't have a film incentive program. It has the..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...Quote of the Week "A State may not trade off the..."

July 7, 2006 News Feature

Lege Wrap-Up
Health care
"...fraught with problems in recent years, with a list of medical providers dominated by chiropractors and a dispute resolution..."

June 3, 2005 News Feature

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