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Leffingwell Proposes Rail/Comp Bond Vote in 2012
Change to city attorney's office, single-member districts also
"...Mayor Leffingwell’s aide Mark Nathan posted a blog entry today..."

June 16, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Developing Stories: Future Mobility: Shaping the Transportation Bonds
Urban rail is what you won't see this November – so what will you see?
"...When Mayor Lee Leffingwell announced March 10 that the city had..."

March 26, 2010 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Dems for Governor: Bill White, et al.
White stands out as Dems' best shot
"...Bill!" campaign started last fall and the former Houston mayor and ex-U.S. deputy secretary of energy switched from the..."

Feb. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Guv's Race Shuffle
White shifts to the governor's race, and the candidate lineup follows
"...Democratic primary dominated the weekend news cycle as Houston Mayor Bill White switched his aspirations from the U.S. Sen­ate..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Climate, Meet Mobility
Copenhagen is all about green transport – and Austin should be, too
"...lack communitywide targets of any kind. So far, the mayor, council members, city manager, and Austin Energy executives have..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

"...reading, it previously passed on a 5-2 vote, with Mayor Lee Leffingwell and Council Member Laura Morrison dissenting. For..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature

Cap Metro Board Taking Shape
CAMPO's recommendations open up a slot to be filled by the city
"...and land use consultant John H. Langmore, and Austin Mayor Pro Tem Mike Martinez fill the organization's three slots..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

City Hall Hustle: Discount Government, Part II
Historically low city tax rates bite back in the longer run
" council thumbed through the proposed 2009 budget. Retiring Mayor Pro Tem Betty Dunkerley, revered as the council's financial..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Judge to Irving
Will the Irving decision affect elections in Austin?
"...question of how long Austin – with a new mayor who favors SMDs – can resist a similar change..."

July 24, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Mayoral Menagerie..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature

Carole's Top 10 Greatest Hits
In our hearts she's No. 1 with a bullet
"...installment, our final before election day Saturday, hauls out mayoral candidate Carole Keeton Strayhorn's biggest, most memorable chart-topper: the..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Amy Smith

Fluoride Not Green
"...months, a few of us have shared with the mayor and City Council hard evidence gathered by the Fluoride..."

May 4, 2009 Postmarks

Two Years Gone – How Many Left to Save the Planet?
This Earth Day, urgent evidence of global warming should kick the Austin Climate Protection Plan into higher gear
"...the same time, the plan's instigator and champion – Mayor Will Wynn – is about to leave office, raising..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

One Sneaky Grandma
The story behind Carole Keeton Strayhorn's election eve phone call
" a name, or name ID? When running for mayor, quite a bit...."

Nov. 14, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Making of an Endorsement
"...* Former Austin Mayor Bruce Todd..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Can the Bands Play On?
The Live Music Task Force tunes up to protect Austin's claim to fame
"...Among those taking these concerns seriously is Mayor Will Wynn, who issued a proclamation in January making..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Travis County: Yes, we have elections ...
What you'll find on those ballots just outside of town
"...dollars in bond propositions, being settled on May 10. Mayoral Elections..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

West Lake Follies: Attraction and repulsion
Mayors, guns, and money ... a lot of money
" about, yet the race to become the next mayor of West Lake Hills has all three. The fight..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Local Politics of Climate Protection
Q&A with Will Wynn on his efforts to fight global warming
"...Mayor Will Wynn launched the Austin Climate Protection Plan. We..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Indefinable Magic
Ernie Durawa's Monstas keep another grim demon at bay
"...He'd pasted a smile on his face during the mayor's proclamation of Ernie Durawa Day on Feb. 3, 2005;..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Point Austin: The Process
There's been audible grumbling that city manager selection process has been insufficiently "public"
"...Council members say the difference is entirely intentional. Mayor Will Wynn told me firmly, several times, "This City..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Press Needs to Hold Politicians Accountable
"...warming. Which brings me to Katherine Gregor's update on Mayor Wynn's Climate Protection Plan [“The Austin Climate Protection Plan,”..."

Dec. 11, 2007 Postmarks

Developing Stories
Connect-the-dot conversations heard around town
"...11%. "The biggest winners are homeowners," said a smiling Mayor Will Wynn, citing lower utility bills and clean air..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Council's Got ... Talent?
At intermission, we talk to the headliners
"...the year, we conducted an informal survey of our mayor and six council members. Asking them to dazzle us..."

July 13, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...• In other Capital Metro news, Lago Vista Mayor Pro Tem Fred Harless, a longtime stalwart on the..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature

Will Wynn Still Jumping Off Shit
Mayor takes to the water Monday.
" in a minute. No revealing kimonos or zombie mayors – nothing. He must have been feeling the same..."

April 6, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Gets Street-Smart About Bikes
Local task force formed at behest of Mayor's Fitness Council and Urban Transportation Commission gets rolling
"...the backing of local cycling celebs Lance Armstrong and Mayor Will Wynn. "The Street Smarts Task Force will help..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Austin Climate Protection Plan
The five components
"...Mayor Wynn sees this effort as a strong incentive for..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

The Hightower Report
The Workplace Body Snatchers; and Rummy Won't Go Away
"...THE WORKPLACE BODY SNATCHERS New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is learning the hard way that workers..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
"...a one-bedroom.) Both sites have been targeted by the mayor for high-rise redevelopment because they are not limited by..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature

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