Performer Matches: Li'l Cap'n Travis, San Saba County
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Travis County's upcoming bond election asks mostly urban voters to fund suburban sprawl.
"...importantly, the Prop. 2 preservation land acquisition). This year's county bond election could turn out to be a milder,..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin & Travis County 2019 Election Results
FINAL: Both city props fail; Expo Center wins
"...of early and mail-in voting Friday, Nov. 1, 48,415 Travis Countians – a whopping 6.02% of registered voters –..."

Nov. 5, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Peacock Politics in Western Travis County
Handful of holdout ranchers expected to sell their family spreads in name of what some see as suburban sprawl
"...development and are in short supply in far west Travis Co. Last week at a town-hall meeting in the..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

How the Revenue Cap "Reform" Will Affect Austin and Travis County
Senate Bill 2, explained
" SB 2 will impact the city of Austin, Travis County, and the state's other cities and counties (and..."

June 7, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Travis County: Yes, we have elections ...
What you'll find on those ballots just outside of town
"...Council races and the to-and-fro over school bonds, across Travis County there's also a whole slate of council, municipal..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Temporary, But Indefinite: Texas State Parks Close Tonight
Governor orders closure to mitigate spread of COVID-19
"...So far in the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Texas’ state parks have stayed open, clocking in March 740,000 day and..."

April 7, 2020 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Eckhardt: The State of the County Is ...
Thursday address slams Lege, props up local entities
"...Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt’s State of the County address..."

Feb. 12, 2018 News Post by Austin Sanders

Amid COVID Surge, City of Austin to Close City Parks, Barton Springs Pool
Officials fear holiday weekend will give virus a transmission boost
"...In advance of the holiday weekend, all city parks and recreational facilities – such as golf courses, tennis..."

June 29, 2020 News Post by Kimberley Jones

County Bonds Set for November
$93.4 million for transportation, $91.5 million for parks
"...Travis County Commissioners voted Tuesday to place two bond initiatives..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Travis Counting Complete; Bolton Wins
"...Here are the winners in contested races exclusive to Travis County, and the percentage of votes garnered by the..."

Nov. 7, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

County's Parsimonious Budget Plans Ockham's Razor
The New County Order
"...The big news at the Stokes Building is the county's extensive reorganization, approved in June and set to take..."

Sept. 8, 1995 News Feature

How Green Grows My County?
'Greenprints' aim to protect our most precious natural lands
"...twists and turns toward the southeast to the Bastrop County line. The Austin-Bastrop River Corridor Partner­ship and the Trust..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Travis Bonds: Roadways & Park Ways
Road and pedestrian proposals draw no opposition so far
"...general election. In a metaphor via the ballot box, Travis County's bond proposals sit buried beneath 10 epically dense..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Election Results: Travis Props Win Handily
Local voters respond more favorably to roads than open space
"...local elections are in, and the analysis is simple. Travis County voters are still okay with bonds, which may..."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hays County Hell
Elgin Bank Victory May Mean Colonia-like Development
"...Hays County Comissioner Jefferson Barton says that when Travis County lost..."

June 27, 1997 News Feature by Bob Elder

Travis Co. Vote
A mere 50.29% of Travis voters supported Proposition 15, the state constitutional amendment creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Insti­tute of Texas
"...What happened to Lance's cancer proposition in Travis County?..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

County Dems: Vincent Harding Out, Rick Cofer In?
Election set for March 6 to fill Harding’s seat
"...Travis County Democratic Party Chair Vincent Harding will not run..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas Voters Approve Props; Travis Narrowly Passes Cancer Measure
Constitutional-amendments election turnout low but a bit higher than we expected
"...stunner was how poorly Prop. 15 did here in Travis County, where Armstrong is revered in tones usually reserved..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Lakes Latest: Barton to Open, Travis Stays Closed
Will Lake Travis be open for the weekend?
"...Colorado River Authority is going to be keeping Lake Travis shut for boating until at least Friday, and they'll..."

July 11, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Hays County Turns Blue – and Green
New county leadership is keen on environmental stewardship
"...under previous courts. Flush with a new $30 million parks bond in one of the nation's fastest-growing counties, the..."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

County Gets Bonded: Roads and Parks and Jail, Oh My!
Local voters easily pass county bond package
"...what the early vote had suggested – all three Travis Co. bond proposals were headed to an easy victory...."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

Stop WTP 4; Protect Lake Travis
"...the impact that WTP 4 will have on Lake Travis and the greater Central Texas community. The city of..."

Feb. 23, 2009 Postmarks

Turbulent Waters (Updated)
Travis County Parks new buoys at Hippie Hollow make waves
"...of buoys cordoning off the area for swimming only. Travis County Parks may have been trying to calm the..."

Feb. 28, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Playing Whack-a-Deer at Pace Bend Park
Ex-ranger blasts Travis County culling hunts
"...Travis County may have discovered a way to combine redneck..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Travis County Bond Election
"...large part, the answer is a resounding No! The Travis County ballot is disfigured not only by the trivial,..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature

Fear & Loathing
Travis County says goodbye to a coyote-killing machine
"...trotting along the street. Those in outlying parts of Travis County often cook dinner as coyote howls float on..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

No on everything. Double no on Proposition 2.
"...large part, the answer is a resounding No! The Travis County ballot is disfigured not only by the trivial,..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature

Live Election Coverage
Is it over yet?
"...night? Will Texas inch a little closer to turning Travis-County-blue? Will D6 voters show CM Don Zimmerman the door?..."

Nov. 8, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Election Results: Meat and Potatoes
Travis County, Austin ISD come up big on bond projects
"...tectonic political shifts in Virginia and New Jersey, but Travis County voters reaffirmed their progressive credentials on Tuesday night..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Requires Masks in All Public Schools, Including Colleges
Local orders push back against Abbott’s ban on mask mandates
"...Earlier this week Austin and Travis County ordered that face masks are required at all..."

Aug. 13, 2021 News Post by Beth Sullivan

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