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Turn Out the Lights ...
The Lege Has Barely Begun, and the Official Accountants Say We're Broke
"...and teachers, state workers and prison guards, children's health insurance and environmental protection, roads and infrastructure ... the list..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
AISD hosts a conference of public and higher education leaders to determine and discuss priorities for public education in Texas.
"...The establishment of a statewide teachers' health insurance plan promises to be the Legislature's flagship education piece..."

Feb. 16, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Postmarks
Post-election political rumblings , and Music Editor Raoul Hernandez takes it on the chin from Nina Simone fans.
"...remind voters that Social Security provides survivors and disability insurance, in addition to retirement benefits...."

Nov. 10, 2000 Column

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...defended his last-session "protest" vote against federally subsidized health insurance for poor children (the CHIP program) because, he said,..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

Road to Recovery
A private health care consultant has improved efficiency at the county's primary health care clinics. Looming Medicaid cuts protenda new crisis.
"...County patients -- most on Medicaid or lacking health insurance -- each year. But both the city and county,..."

Sept. 15, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Mothers of Invention
"...and their families to choose between paying outrageous health insurance premiums or not having coverage at all. "I have..."

May 7, 1999 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Mayor's Race Contribution & Expenditure Reports
"...Other Notable Contributions: Insurance executive David Morgan, $5,000; investor Steven Dallas, $5,000; Bob..."

April 25, 1997 News Feature

Work Stops on Ghost Town
Meadows Housing Project Shuts Down
"...in large development projects. Wood was formerly in the insurance business, Johnson in the phone business. Both have had..."

June 21, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Home, Sweet Home
(Or Slum, Slum, Slum?)
"...by the state of New Jersey for selling health insurance policies that overstated their benefits to policy holders. New..."

Feb. 16, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Council Watch
Clothes, Water Quality, and Entertainment
"...Library renovations to Hilman Constructors, a company that uses insurance provided by Mitchell's company. Unfortunately for Mitchell, Hilman lost..."

Sept. 1, 1995 News Column

Advocates Call on City, County to Protect Most Vulnerable During COVID-19 Outbreak
Education, health, housing, justice addressed by list of demands
"...to implement mandatory paid sick leave and expand unemployment insurance eligibility; stop all city construction work; and require all..."

March 16, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

New Rules on Mass Gatherings in Austin
Checklist developed to assess risk levels associated with public events
"..."We have a lot of insurance (terrorism, injury, property destruction, weather)," explained South by Southwest..."

March 13, 2020 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Fantastic Fest Interview: Riding The Wave With Justin Long
The actor talks psychedelics, jobs, and ... rabbits?
"...straight-laced kind of guy, a corporate lawyer for an insurance company whose job is to find loopholes and avoid..."

Oct. 1, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc: A Few Thousand Words
Even a few thousand words from a fake doctor are not enough to fix years and years of dysfunction
"...a different job was because we needed to have insurance, and the job we shared with each other didn't..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Don’t Stop Believing: Moving Panoramas’ Leslie Sisson Overcomes the Trauma That Birthed In Two
Sophomore LP spins a sequel to the shoegazers’ extraordinary journey
"...wasn't taking new patients or had stopped taking my insurance. The only place I found was a community clinic..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Music Feature by Leslie Sisson

Making Patients – and Sendero – Whole
Central Health aims for quality care and better finances for nonprofit health plan
"...save the Sendero Health Plans program, which provides health insurance coverage for about 24,000 Travis County residents, Central Health..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

CHIPs Are Down
Millions of children could lose their health care, thanks to Congress
"...Care Act, Congress failed to renew the Child­ren's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) after last authorizing federal funding in 2015,..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Reviving Austin's Cab Industry
ATX Co-op Taxi splits the difference between traditional taxis and ridesharing
"...But the majority of membership fees go to commercial insurance, which accounts for $53 of each driver's $131 weekly..."

April 28, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Cab Co-op Starts Its Engines
Union-backed franchise launches with 30 drivers
"...verified to the Chronicle that the co-op will have insurance. (Drivers with clean records expect to pay $53 per..."

Oct. 7, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Kitchen Scales
The cost of Austin fine dining
"...Wages are just one part of the equation. Health insurance at most restaurants is generally not offered, and in..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Uber-Disgruntled
Those cheap Uber fares aren't doing drivers much good
"...unprotected, and they worry about whether they're covered by insurance...."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Crash Course
Cabs try to survive in the era of Uber
"...and each driver pays self-employment taxes, as well as insurance and a variety of maintenance expenses. But they can..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Council Considers Taxi Franchises
CM Kitchen gives cab co-op idea a boost
"...Chronicle. "We'll get the background checks and carry commercial insurance. We're not wanting to operate illegally, if we get..."

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Bill of the Week: HB 2470
Lawmakers try to regulate ammonium nitrate storage
"...by Austin Democrat Eddie Rodriguez, which would tighten the insurance requirements for ammonium nitrate storage facilities. Under the bill,..."

April 24, 2015 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Still Room in Obamacare
More time to get covered for those who didn't realize they'd have to pay a fee
"...the country, Americans who didn't sign up for health insurance in 2014 face the possibility of a fee –..."

March 13, 2015 News Feature by Tashanna Turner

TNCs: Disrupted Market, Disrupted Council
Council continues debate
"...TNC drivers have Uber and Lyft's highly publicized commercial insurance policies as commercial insurance any time they have the..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Sym the Prole
A radical takes on the practical in the fight against HIV stigma
"...are a lot of people who still can't afford insurance, especially since Rick Perry turned down the Medicaid expansion..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Arts Feature by David Estlund

Davis Bops Abbott's Insider Deals
Davis finds new traction with a full-frontal assault on Abbott's ethics
"...Secretive corporations. Gouging insurance companies. Dangerous doctors. Accord­ing to Sen. Wendy Davis, her..."

Aug. 8, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Comedian Chris Cubas Gets His 'Movie Interruption' On
The stand-up star leaves Austin for the Alamo Drafthouse Kansas City
"...AC: It's a good package, with insurance and all that?..."

Nov. 4, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Egg & I
How an experimental treatment for major depression introduced me to the medical magnet and the return of 'energetic' medicine
"...first try TMS. The trouble was the cost. My insurance provider, Aetna, refused to cover the treatment, calling it..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Greg Harman

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