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This Way to the Big Top!
From budget disaster to hysterical bloodletting, the legislative circus is back in town
"...In 2009, the 81st Legislature of the state of Texas was nicknamed the "hurry up and wait" session –..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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"...bridge toll would have been a double tax. That project was already paid for in gasoline taxes...."

May 6, 2005 Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority this week announced, and quickly approved,..."

April 16, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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"...for the good old days of the Ben White/I-35 project. Our concern is that TxDOT is crippled by a..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Column

Chartering a Course
A preview of the Charter Revisions Proposals
"...someone decides to sue Austin for violating the Voting Rights Act. The "gentlemen's agreement," wherein for three decades Anglo..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Amid New Immigration Policies, Local Attorneys and Immigrants Navigate a Broken System
Lawyers say the system has been thrown into "chaos"
"...The staggering $799/day civil fine levied against Ramirez is a tactic in the..."

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Facil­i­ties may testify Thursday, Nov. 13, 10am, before the Texas Senate Committee on Criminal Justice during interim charge hearings..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...to press, Williamson County Attorney Gene Taylor filed a civil suit seeking the removal from office of Sheriff John..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what *you* can. This week features the second of a three-part list of Austin area Volunteer opportunities.
"...Green Corn Self-Sufficiency Project Grow free, organic food gardens. PO Box 8544, 78713-8544...."

March 30, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Looking at the Lege After a Flaccid Special Session
Alpha males Abbott and Patrick can't get their red meat passed
"...Conundrum one: Texas Governor Greg Abbott has one 140-day regular legislative session,..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

Family Court Feud: Public Defenders for CPS Cases?
Two civil court judges hope to ensure better legal representation for indigent families
"...Travis Co. Civil Court Judges Darlene Byrne and Jeanne Meurer have proposed..."

Aug. 29, 2008 News Feature by Laurel Chesky

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of the Week"Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...share info and rekindle interest in the Mueller redevelopment project, which began officially way back in 1996 and unofficially..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers
"...Green Corn Self-Sufficiency Project Grow free, organic food gardens. PO Box 8544, 78713-8544...."

Aug. 10, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...like U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, District Attorney Ronnie Earle, Texas Reps. Sherri Greenberg, Glen Maxey, and Elliot Naishtat, most..."

May 14, 1999 News Feature

Money Don't Buy Everything, It's True …
City Council plows through housing, energy, and budget hearing
"...The major project was the public hearing (actually several related hearings) on..."

Aug. 21, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
"...• On a semirelated note, the city's Civil Service Commis­sion will hear the appeal of former Austin..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...a water-quality plan. The LCRA contributed $100,000 toward that project. Nevertheless, the agency has spent the last year in..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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"...This is a mischaracterization of the type of transportation projects that can improve air quality and will [be] considered..."

June 20, 2003 Column

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A right, a left, another right: our letters column takes it on the chin.
"...couple of hundred in other parts of the world. Texas alone sports nearly 100...."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...10-19) is Jessica Shortall, managing director of business coalition Texas Competes, which uses data to prove the value of..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

The Common Law
Eminent domain – the government made a low offer – what next?
"...offer ignores the reduction in value caused by the project to the remaining land still owned. It's important for..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Column by Luke Ellis

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...computers statewide. Passed unanimously last year, the bill makes Texas the fourth state to call on computer makers to..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature

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"...for nearly a year to address their concerns. The project has been downsized and modified to address their concerns...."

May 13, 2005 Column

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"...need to be aware that TxDOT and the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority's multi-billion dollar toll road plan includes..."

July 9, 2004 Column

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Happenings
"...The Texas Gay Pride weekend is bigger than ever this year,..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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"...Black Voters Action Project..."

May 3, 2002 Column

Council Watch
City inks 50-year water deal with LCRA
"...to pay off its purchase of the Garwood water rights on the Texas coast, as well as certainty regarding..."

Oct. 15, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Metropolis Melodrama
Ghost of Metropolis Past
"...Hilton's role in the convoluted Metropolis project grew out of his association with the site's former..."

Nov. 27, 1998 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Public Notice
Star Power!
"...Choice, the annual shindig/silent auction to raise dough for Texas Abortion & Reproductive Rights Action League (TARAL), features Austin's..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Column by Kate X Messer

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