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Louis Black sounds off on the Chronicle endorsement process.
"...I had decided to recuse myself from both the mayoral and Place 5 races. I had worked with both..."

April 28, 2000 Column by Louis Black

Miles to Go
A transportation bond package combining roads and light rail is planned for November.
"...transportation bond package conceived, and then prematurely hatched, by Mayor Kirk Watson and, sotto voce, TTA chair Pete Winstead...."

March 10, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The Asian-AmericanAlliance holds a fundraiser for Mayor Kirk Watson, raising more than $10,000.
"...by Asian-Americans in Austin, an Asian-American Alliance fundraiser for Mayor Kirk Watson, held last week at Buffet Palace in..."

March 10, 2000 News Feature by Meiling Guentzel

Naked City
The latest public hearing on the proposed Longhorn pipeline through south Austin brings out 2,000 protesters and a few supporters to speak the gas pipeline, whose environmental impact is being debated.
"...environmental assessment for the planned Longhorn Pipeline took place, Mayor Kirk Watson and several Austin City Council members marched..."

Jan. 14, 2000 News Feature by Mike Jasper

Naked City
Town Lake Park stakeholders say ARTS Center Stage is trying to pull a fast one on getting a bigger parking garage constructed; City Manager Jesus Garza is up for a raise, or is he? Mayor Kirk Watson announced his re-election bid and Amy Babich runs for city council.
"...Hours before Mayor Kirk Watson's anti-climactic announcement Wednesday that he would seek..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

Postmarks
First, the good news ...
"...builders of million-dollar condos apparently can't find sites. The mayor's Smart Growth initiative must be in big trouble...."

Nov. 5, 1999 Column

Postmarks
Housing, ACC, and Spooner.
"...builders of million-dollar condos apparently can't find sites. The mayor's Smart Growth initiative must be in big trouble...."

Oct. 29, 1999 Column

Exile on 48th Street
Attorney General John Cornyn files a lawsuit against the Rio Motel, a bane to the neighbors of this North Central Austin establishment.
"...In fact, says Mayor Kirk Watson, the decision to seek a nuisance lawsuit..."

Sept. 17, 1999 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...relocating with a similar city-financed loan. But according to Mayor Kirk Watson, the city would be unlikely to approve..."

Aug. 20, 1999 News Feature

Working Assets
"...after a couple of weeks of begging for the mayor and city council members' executive assistants -- the aides..."

Aug. 13, 1999 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

That Was the Year That Was
Impatience Is a Virtue
"...The mayor argued persuasively that the land, vacant for 30 years,..."

Jan. 1, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

Postmarks
Scaggs Photo in Bad Taste
"...and deals with computer companies) that when our current mayor and City Council consider an issue important, they act,..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Column

Postmarks
"...to live in a city with such a dynamic Mayor as Kirk Watson. I imagine Mayor Watson arrived home..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Column

Libertarians on TV
Conspiracy Theorists at Home on Public Access
"...John Doggett, discussing the Statesman front page photo of Mayor Kirk Watson embracing one of the teenage negotiators in..."

Aug. 7, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

Page Two
"...that reply, in the form of a letter from Mayor Kirk Watson. My answer to his answers to my..."

April 17, 1998 Column by Nick Barbaro

Shades of Camelot
"...Only Watson could find a run for mayor a relaxing career change, but Liz explains that holding..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
"...general consensus of praise for his innovative problem-solving methods, Mayor Kirk Watson on Tuesday introduced his second Draft Interim..."

Sept. 5, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Mayor Kirk Watson and Georgetown Mayor Leo Wood spent the..."

July 18, 1997 News Feature

What Price Baseball?
The Rangers Ain't Gonna Like This, Yogi
"...new stadium. Eager to keep the team in Arlington, Mayor Richard Greene agreed in October of 1990 to a..."

June 20, 1997 News Feature

What Elections?
TV News: Killing Bambi Gets the Spotlight
"...Fox-7's (KTBC) election night team (l-r): Former mayor Jeff Friedman, anchors Stephanie Rochon and Dick Ellis, and..."

May 9, 1997 News Column by Lee Nichols

The Numbers Crunch
"...89 Lewis 12 15 20 8 5 60 Plurality: Mayor: Watson +448 Watson +606 Watson +2,565 Watson +1,457 Watson..."

May 9, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Motal De-Clawed
Waging a Gentler Campaign for Place 2
"...a long time past. But especially now, as the mayor pro tem runs and runs hard, not just to..."

April 25, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...for the Save Our Springs Alliance. -- A.S. Max, Mayor? Max Nofziger, longtime politician and musician, became Austin's third..."

Jan. 10, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...The plan, announced June 4 by the group of mayors from 20 Central Texas cities, including Austin Mayor Bruce..."

June 28, 1996 News Feature

Agreeing to Disagree
The Cedar Park Lawsuit: Fighting on Principle
"...the signing of the Yalta agreements, but all three mayors did shake hands with great enthusiasm before flashing cameras,..."

Feb. 2, 1996 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Wrench Is Back
The Return of Brigid Shea
"...appearing considerably fatigued, Shea asserted herself early on when Mayor Bruce Todd placed a gag-order on Earth First! activist..."

Jan. 26, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Off the Desk
"...Veteran politician Lee Cooke, who served as Austin's business-booster mayor from 1988-1991 and councilmember from 1977-1981, is lending his..."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Feature

Heal Thyself
Council Watch
"...usual tendency for the spotlight and a snappy tempo. Mayor Bruce Todd offered a laborious expanse of advice on..."

Nov. 10, 1995 News Column

Naked City
"...on the council in 1987, after running unsuccessfully for mayor several times. His term has been marked by several..."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Feature

Meet the New Man Leading the City of Austin
City Manager Broadnax discusses police, homelessness, and more
"...successful unless they give me clear guidance,” Broadnax said. Mayor Kirk Watson’s cozy relationship with Broadnax’s predecessor, interim CM..."

May 31, 2024 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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