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How Not to Gentrify: HRC Asks for Eastside Moratorium
Alvarez advises caution, further study
"...(PODER), the Austin Human Rights Commission recommended a 90-day moratorium on new projects in the East Cesar Chavez neighborhood...."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Public Notice: Moratorium Now!
Cutting through the bullshit on STRs
"...any clear direction on issuing new permits, i.e., a moratorium on approving new permit applications that might not be..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Proposed: Complaint Moratorium
"...Two," Sept. 5]. I would like to suggest a moratorium on the following: 1) complaints by disgruntled Austinites longing..."

Sept. 8, 2008 Postmarks

Developer Not Making Good on Wal-Mart Moratorium?
Responsible Growth for Northcross says Lincoln no Honest Abe
"...has reneged on its pledge to work over the moratorium toward a more mutually agreeable outcome. In the release,..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Down the Rabbit Hole … Still [UPDATE]
City Council re-dives into short-term rentals … and hasn’t yet emerged
"...Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo’s push for an immediate moratorium was rejected...."

Sept. 22, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Naked City
Tom Price joins calls for halt to Harris Co. executions
"...of Criminal Appeals Judge Tom Price called for a moratorium on executions of Harris Co. defendants convicted based on..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

All This and Zoning Too
Marathon City Council meeting zones through lengthy agenda
" or proclamations, but just about everything else: a moratorium on short-term rentals, new contracts for major Austin Energy..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Post by Michael King

A Very Special Sine Die
Governor gets all of what he needed, none of what he wanted from special session
"...Fund; Pass the Sunset rescheduling bill; And extend the moratorium exemptions for a handful of private-equity toll roads...."

July 3, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Housing Advocates Demand Relief, Protections as Eviction Crisis Looms
A network of local housing organizations are calling on state leaders to craft a plan for preventing evictions amid the worst months of the COVID-19 pandemic
" conference to demand an indefinite extension of eviction moratoriums and other protections, as tenants wait for more assistance..."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Feature by Jose Benjamin Montaño

State Representative: Let's Hang the Artist!
Borris Miles decides he is the arbiter of taste and free speech at the Capitol.
"...offensive. Scott Cobb, president of the anti-death-penalty group Texas Moratorium Network, which organized the exhibition, condemned Miles' action. "Here..."

March 30, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• Barton springs Water-Pumping Moratorium Last week the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District voted..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature

Capitol Chronicle
An Update on Work in Progress at the Lege
" enable a constitutional referendum on a two-year execution moratorium (SJR 25, Sen. Eliot Shapleigh, D-El Paso, and HJR..."

April 27, 2001 News Column by Michael King

As Eviction Crisis Looms, Local Leaders Ramp Up Relief
Help is on the way?
"...through the CARES Act expired, along with the temporary moratorium on evictions in federally subsidized apartments and in homes..."

Aug. 14, 2020 News Feature by Jose Benjamin Montaño

Safety Net or Dead End?
The politics of Austin animal welfare
"...euthanized. With the adoption of the no-kill plan, a moratorium was placed on the killing of any animal not..."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Shami's Shale Flail
Dissecting the latest attack on Bill White
"...adding, "Maybe that's why Mayor White won't support a moratorium on drilling.")..."

Feb. 10, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Beside the Point
Is big-home sprawl just the facts of life?
"...Prime-time listings for Thursday, March 2: Extreme Makeover: Moratorium Edition. "McMansion A Go-Go." Brewster and the gang only..."

March 3, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...Pending enactment of non-degradation ordinance, council enacts a four-month moratorium on new development in watershed.1991Feb: Council resolves that the..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Short-Term Regs Getting Longer ... and Longer
Council split on regulating Type 2 STRs
"...November. In the meantime, Tovo's proposal that a yearlong moratorium on new Type 2 licenses (approved in principle last..."

Sept. 25, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

City Hall Hustle: The Animal Kingdom
One more round of changes proposed for the shelter plans
"...and, most pressingly, over whether to create an immediate moratorium on euthanasia whenever there's available kennel space. At the..."

March 12, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Frontera Residents Blast 'Frankenfence'
Hatred of feds' planned fence/wall hybrid for region is bipartisan, far-reaching
"...the wall; another approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on construction...."

March 14, 2008 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Cross-Border Craziness: Frontera Residents Blast ‘Frankenfence’
"...the wall; another approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on construction. Starr Co. (Rio Grande City area): One..."

March 10, 2008 News Post by Cheryl Smith

Hold Those Tolls!
Road conditions: funding hazy, future unclear
" favor of HB 1892, which included a two-year moratorium on many of the public-private partnerships such as the..."

July 27, 2007 News Feature by Larry Schooler

Northcross Neighbors Scream, 'No Deal!'
"...Lincoln Property Group has joined Wal-Mart in their 60-day moratorium on building at Northcross. Wal-Mart's moratorium announcement yesterday left..."

Dec. 14, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Rise of McMansions
Those large-scale "starter castles" on postage-stamp plots of land bring two of the Austin City Council's most cherished ideals into direct conflict.
"...was swift. Council directed, considered, and passed an interim moratorium on the overstuffed houses at its Feb. 16 meeting...."

March 3, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...week, the Lower Colorado River Authority declared a six-month moratorium on new pipeline service to parts of western Travis..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Criminal Justice: Innocence Is No Defense
There are several dozen criminal justice reforms under consideration, and a handful might actually be enacted.
"...death penalty. Dutton's HB 357 would put a two-year moratorium on executions while a commission -- akin to Illinois'..."

April 11, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Duplex or Not Duplex?
"...Tem Jackie Goodman, instructing city staff to explore a moratorium on duplex construction. Goodman says recent changes in state..."

Feb. 14, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Capitol Chronicle
C.L.E.A.T. calls for a moratorium on political advertising; we call that pointless.
"...Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas called for a moratorium on all political advertising from Sept. 1 to Sept...."

Aug. 16, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...act like one," said Scott Cobb of the Texas Moratorium Network. -- Lee Nichols..."

June 7, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Tinkering With the Machinery of Death
The Texas Legislature moves slowly to consider alternatives to the death penalty
"...George Ryan of Illinois, who last year declared a moratorium on executions in his state after numerous condemned inmates..."

March 9, 2001 News Column by Michael King

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