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This Way to the Big Top!
From budget disaster to hysterical bloodletting, the legislative circus is back in town
"...mix of Christian conservative/family values bills, sprinkled with tea party obsessions like nullifying federal health care reform and enabling..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Local Reps and Their Committees
Strama tapped to oversee Technology Committee
"...The other big winner from Travis County is Mark Strama, who chairs the new Technol­ogy,..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Politics
"...on the battlefield longer than most of our local greens is Mary Arnold, an old-school activist with a genteel..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the same extent they are presently open at the Travis County Sheriff's Department; and..."

June 2, 2000 Column

Hacking the Vote
"...after reading the gushing election endorsement for the 28-year county clerk; simultaneously insulting the alternative Green and Libertarian party’s..."

Oct. 29, 2014 Postmarks

Respublica
Citizen's calendar, Jan. 15-22
"...GREEN GIRLS MEET-UP Join your favorite green ladies for breakfast..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...transfer of the city's health care portfolio to the Travis Co. Hospital District..."

Sept. 17, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Dancing About Architecture
Rave chaos part 2, plus Kerrville Kaos brings Direct Events Ghenghis Kahn Tim O'Connor out of retirement.
"...of events like the one at Asylum where a party-goer overdosed on Ecstasy. "When legitimate promoters are prevented from..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Naked City
"...Thomas Wakely, executive director of the Economic Justice Foundation, Travis Co. election officials have once again declined to provide..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

News Ticker: October 9
All the news that's fit to blog
"...• U.S. Rep. Al Green was among those arrested for blocking a street during..."

Oct. 9, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Council: Task Lists and Wish Lists
On the agenda: Green Water Treatment Plant, Seaholm, urban rail and Austin Pets Alive!
"...Crow's subsidiary to redevelop the site of the former Green Water Treatment Plant. That discussion was delayed until this..."

May 25, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Get in the Ring
Perry's refusal to meet challengers – and editorial boards – is all swagger, no sweat
"...and his time as chair of the Texas Democratic Party, Perry wasn't going to lace up his gloves. The..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Oct. 7-14
"...TRAVIS COUNTY UNDERAGE DRINKING PRE­VEN­TION TASK FORCE convenes to discuss..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar: Oct. 1-8
"...SPEAKER SERIES LUNCHEON Envi­ronment Texas' Luke Metzger discusses going green by initiating change in local and national government. 11:30am...."

Oct. 2, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
"...to negotiate for a swath of land in Matagorda County, fit for a coal gasification or clean-coal plant (in..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Lick Creek, as well as other issues besieging western Travis County ["Up From the Slime – Commissioners Push for..."

March 25, 2005 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...has once again started. Was there a massacre in Travis County, or is this whole story purely inspired by..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Column

The Road to Nowhere
Webberville Aims to Live Forever
"...was somewhere on FM 969, probably on the Bastrop County side and thus past Webberville, maybe near the Zendik..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Beethoven to Beyoncé
SXSW Music panels – topics over talent. Except they're also star-studded.
"...evangelist at Tumblr. "I can't separate the artwork of [Green Day's] Dookie from the album. Now you open your..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Those Other Congressional Races
Who's who in Congressional Districts 10, 21, and 31
"...West Lake Hills, northeast Travis County, all or part of six rural counties, and..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Campaign Cash: Who's in the Money?
Some war chests are full; some are empty
"...to fund and organize a real campaign. With no Green Party of Texas legislative candidates on the Travis County..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Primary Candidates
Local and statewide candidates hit the campaign trail
"...list of contested races includes those of the Libertarian Party of Texas (which selects nominees in a series of..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature

Naked City
"...the Week: "I certainly wouldn't want to be a party to killing a creek, no matter where it is."..."

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

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...find anything like it that has ever filed in Travis County against the city. It was creative (and successful)..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Column

Postmarks
More Light Rail hubbub and a few Naderite cries in the wilderness.
"...R.I.P. Reform Party..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Column

Gay Place Top 10s: IIIII-dentity!
Ring it in gaily!
"...And special mention must be made of Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir, who made it her business..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Column by Kate X Messer

More Endorsements
Congressional districts and justices of the peace
"...Travis County is ludicrously divided between five GOP-gerrymandered Congressional districts,..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Post by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Headlines
"...› Travis County Commissioners Tuesday voted 4-0 to endorse construction of..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Feature

Headlines
"...a winnable package for November? For more, see "Council: Green WTP Redevelopment, and a Few Other Things."..."

June 1, 2012 News Feature

LegeLand: Some Key Committee Seats for Local Dems
Funding battles will start in meeting rooms
"...Rep. Burt Solomons, R-Carrollton, and banes of the tea party like Rep. Vicki Truitt, R-Southlake...."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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