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Point Austin: Changing of the Guard
The mayor and the next City Council will have plenty to do
"...departing council members, part of 2014's first 10-1 class. Mayor Steve Adler paid tribute to District 6 Council Member..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Getting at Affordability
Budget talks continue
"...But in a talk with Chronicle reporters last week, Mayor Steve Adler took some pains to indicate that Council..."

May 27, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

News Roundup: Council Gets Dirty
Representatives engage in ... legal combaaaaaat!
"...of a young man wrongfully killed by APD; the mayor and council continues efforts to encourage Uber/Lyft drivers to..."

Feb. 8, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Down the Rabbit Hole … Still [UPDATE]
City Council re-dives into short-term rentals … and hasn’t yet emerged
"...Type 2 STRs. A few regs were added, but Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo’s push for an immediate moratorium..."

Sept. 22, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Koch
The subject of this documentary is the colorful, former mayor of New York City, Ed Koch.
"...Koch, a documentary portrait of the 105th mayor of New York City, isn’t going to change anybody’s..."

March 1, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Point Austin: Whistling for the Train
City says latest bond delay just another stop on the line
"...urban rail will not be happening this year. Despite Mayor Leffingwell's campaign pledge to get light rail going, after..."

March 19, 2010 News Column by Michael King

City Hall Hustle: He's Making a List ...
The Hustle checks in on the mayor's campaign agenda
"...look at the agenda items and study them," says Mayor Lee Leffingwell...."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: First One In
McCracken cracks open his war chest in officially declaring his candidacy for mayor
"...the first official announcement of a major candidate for mayor: unmistakable political theatre. "With great humility and strong ­confidence..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Brewster's Big (Pre-)Announcement
Place 5 council member to confirm mayoral run Monday
"...refresh your browsers at brewstermccracken.com on Monday: that's when Mayor Pro Tem Brewster McCracken will officially kick off his..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Wynn on Wind
Austin mayor to talk energy reform to presidential campaigns next week.
"...Don't bother calling Mayor Will Wynn next Wednesday, he'll be Big Apple bound...."

Aug. 13, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cap Metro Dodges Strike
Union, management credit Mayor Wynn with success
"...employees appear inevitable, but following a personal intervention by Mayor Will Wynn, Cap Metro contractor StarTran and the Amalgamated..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Budget Battles, Round 3
Will Wynn proposes permanently shuttering libraries, parks, and other facilities to devote scarce resources to the ones that are left.
"...choices, forced tradeoffs, and other gestures of fiscal leadership, Mayor Will Wynn this week laid on the table an..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

... And Read All Over
Everybody's doing it -- devouring Holes, that is, this year's selection for citywide reading.
"...all over. That's because we, the people, along with Mayor Gus Garcia and the Austin Public Library Selection Committee,..."

April 18, 2003 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Dame Todos!
Act II: The Mayor's New Career
"...than a year before Todd's planned abdication of the mayoral throne, Todd, along with his wife, public relations specialist..."

July 19, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Council Watch
Bum Deal for the Mayor
"...a three-week reprieve from a doomsday vote on the mayor's anti-encampment ordinance. Chalk it up as the Homeless 1,..."

July 28, 1995 News Column by Alex de Marban

Out On a Limb
"...imaginative sister (Peldon) who claims that their stepfather (and mayor of Buzzsaw) is a gangster and not who he..."

Sept. 11, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Kirk Watson Pulled in Suburban Voters and Outraised Opponent Celia Israel
Entering the era of Mayor Kirk Watson 3.0
"...Kirk Watson has been elected as Mayor of Austin for the third time – and he’s..."

Dec. 14, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: Tale of Two Cities
Mayor’s race: Hook ’em along I-35, sic ’em along MoPac
"...The outgoing North Austin state rep bested the former mayor and state senator by just over 16,000 votes, or..."

Nov. 18, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

May 1 Special Election Results: Austin Voters Tell City Leaders What They Don't Like
Austin voters tell city leaders what they don’t like
"...seen in a May election since 1994. The last mayoral election held in May, in 2012, saw a 10.7%..."

May 7, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice: Major League
Pushed by mayor, City Council takes the leap
"...most about these negotiations all along is how determined Mayor Steve Adler was to get this deal done, sometimes..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

(Frank) Leffingwell for Judge
Former mayor's son is up for WilCo judge
"...familiar, Frank is indeed the son of former Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell, who served as a city commissioner, council..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Which Way to CodeNEXT?
A conversation with Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and Council Member Greg Casar
"...and consultants to City Council, we sat down with Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and District 4 Council Member..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Gentrified? Displaced? Call a Task Force.
The mayor pitches an effort to solve "displacement" after Council's summer break
"...vacations, all on Council's annual informal summer break – Mayor Steve Adler posted a request to Council's online message..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Adler, Mayors to Meet With Sessions
Friday AG letter to “sanctuary cities” raises new alarm
"...Mayor Steve Adler announced today that he and other U.S...."

April 24, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Who’s in the Pilot House?
Backlash against affordable housing deal spurs mayoral response
"...Mayor Steve Adler and his aides are doing damage control..."

Feb. 9, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Council: Let's Hear It for Humanity
Anti-refugee resolution dies in committee
"...and the workload is relatively light, but also because Mayor Steve Adler and District 7 Council Member Leslie Pool..."

Dec. 2, 2015 News Post by Michael King

News Roundup: Covering the Waterfront
Council, more Council, and more
"...In this week's News Roundup, Council and the Mayor stay busy, certain House Republicans aren't quite successful in..."

April 27, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Adler's First "State of the City"
Mayor Steve Adler calls for "inclusion, innovation, improvisation"
"...ISD Performing Arts Center in the Mueller neighborhood, the Mayor of 100 Days asked his large, enthusiastic audience to..."

April 13, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Referred to Committee
Quite a few items pushed to the curb in late Council session
"...Despite his late public email push, Mayor Steve Adler’s proposal for more staffing was sent to..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Election Night Live
Up-to-the-minute midterm coverage
"...Ten new districts, nine new council members, one new mayor, and the future of urban rail – and that's..."

Nov. 5, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

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