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Big, Contentious Austin Energy Rate Hike Finally Arrives at Council
Power for the people?
"...Barton Springs Road; and the time frame used to project future costs, which included several months at the peak..."

Nov. 25, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Greg Casar and Eddie Rodriguez Fight for the Progressive Mantle in TX-35
The two candidates race to the left
"...his policy initiatives on Council. His vocal stances on workers' rights and paid sick leave, abortion access funding, criminal..."

Feb. 4, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Then There's This: Council's Version of Sine Die
Packed agenda address affordability, wages, waivers, and more
"...attempt to settle a months-long wage dispute between construction workers and Downtown hotel developer White Lodging Services (Item 27)...."

June 28, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

City Council: NI deal approved
Incentives package, Hotel ZaZa, and looking into ridesharing . . .
"...or prevailing wage (whichever is higher), including for construction workers on the expansion project. Staff informed Council that NI..."

March 8, 2013 News Post by Michael King

City Hall Hustle: So How was Your Vacation?
Council comes home to the budget, the Sanders debate, and plenty more
"...from neighbors regarding the size and scope of the project. (See "'Shoddy' and 'Rushed,'" July 9.) "The Forest Ridge..."

July 30, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Common Law
Immigrant Worker's Rights
"...I've asked Edna Yang, general counsel with Political Asylum Project of Austin, to answer to questions received by her..."

June 27, 2008 Column by Edna Yang

Chronicle Endorsements
Recommendations for the county, state, and country
" best suited to lead the district. The former Workers Defense Project board chair, Austin Planning Commissioner (however often..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Behind Enemy Lines at ALEC's Right-Wing Policy Conference
Activists say the American Legislative Exchange Council backs corporate interests over people
"..."Stand Your Ground" gun laws and measures that limit workers' rights and health care access. With Reaganomics icon Arthur..."

Aug. 30, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Don’t Book ’em, Danno: DPS Backs Off on Pot Busts
State troopers take cite-and-release stance amid continued hemp-law fallout
" marijuana buds. Prince's interpretation is one that local defense attorneys are eager to challenge in court, but this..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Erin Martinson’s Entry Heats Up D.A. Primary Race
Lawyer, victim advocate to challenge incumbent Margaret Moore
"...the D.A. race is Garza, co-executive director of the Workers Defense Project. Like Martinson, he has described the local..."

July 10, 2019 News Post by Michael King

A Somewhat Welcoming City
Adler and Eckhardt show support for immigration reform
"...Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt joined with members of Workers Defense Project to call on Gov. Greg Abbott to..."

Oct. 16, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Lege Targets the Undocumented
Lawmakers would restrict access to work, education, etc.
" be a priority," said Emily Timm of the Workers Defense Project. "We're definitely concerned."..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Soccer Watch
A couple 7v7 coed tourneys on the horizon, and more
"...The deadline is approaching to register for the Workers Defense Proj­ect's first annual soccer tournament: Copa Justicia Laboral!..."

March 23, 2012 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

Civics 101
"...INTERNS Apply now for a summer internship with the Workers Defense Project. There's a wide range of openings for..."

March 9, 2012 News Column

Civics 101
"...INTERNS Apply now for a summer internship with the Workers Defense Project. There's a wide range of openings for..."

Feb. 17, 2012 News Column

Civics 101
Calendar of civic events, Sept. 22-29
"...WORKERS DEFENSE PROJECT Celebrate nine years with guest, El Paso..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Column

Civics 101
Calendar of civic events, Sept. 15-22
"...WORKERS DEFENSE PROJECT ANNIVERSARY Celebrate nine years with its guest,..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Column

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 27-Feb. 3
"...5604 HAPPY HOUR with the Workers Defense Project and Third Coast Activist Resource Center. Snacks..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 8-14
"...PEOPLE UNITED hosts members of the Workers Defense Project to address immigration, labor, and workplace safety...."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature

Election Ticker
Gotta endorse somebody
"...The Workers Defense Action Fund issued local endorsements for the November..."

Aug. 31, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Plaza Saltillo Decision Comes Down to Money
Cap Metro chooses Endeavor over Saltillo Collaborative
"...Team, a stakeholder in the planning process, and the Workers Defense Project, which endorsed based on the the collaborative’s..."

June 24, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 1973-74; private law practice, 1974-1983; general..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature

Eastside Hotel, Round Two
Developers appeal permit rejection to City Council
"...for round two in their battle to get their project built – a plan that's galvanized neighborhood opposition –..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

East Side Hotel Denied
Planning Commission fails to approve permit
"...The proposed hotel project came against a backdrop of gentrification on the Eastside..."

June 10, 2015 News Post by Tony Cantú

Austin at Large: SXSW, in Four Dimensions
Reporter, presenter, attendee, local: An after-action report on confab’s comeback
"...who are pushing for a greater role in the Project Connect process. That's who Buttigieg wanted to hear from,..."

March 25, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Latest on COVID-19 and Its Effects on Austin
Our News team's ongoing coverage of events in Austin and Texas
"...ongoing efforts to halt paid sick leave for Texas workers...."

March 13, 2020 News Post by the News Staff

Council: Labor Protections and Job Evaluations
Marc Ott's job performance goes up for debate this week
" wage of $13.03 to city-funded positions for construction workers and employees of subcontractors, and Casar's Fair Chance Hiring..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Death on the Job
Construction worker falls to his death on the Eastside
"...Tonight at 8pm, July 14, Workers Defense Project will hold a vigil for Loa at..."

July 14, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

District 4: Getting Cray-Cray
"...being single and childless (!!), to "lobbying" (for the Workers Defense Project, on behalf of workers' rights) (!!!), to..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

The Road to 10-1: Add One More …
Candidate pilgrimage grows, and a glance at District 4
"...redevelopment, but more hesitant about the size of the Project Connect (urban rail) investment and its proposed alignment...."

June 30, 2014 News Post by Michael King

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