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CodeNEXT Petition Hearing Awaits Ruling
Decision must be made before Aug. 20 to impact November election
"...Naranjo spent Monday morning presiding over Austin’s land use petition case, but dismissed the court before 1pm without issuing..."

July 2, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Propositions for a Taxicab Petition
Yellow Cab contests proposed co-op by exposing "silent majority"
"...that Yellow Cab President Ed Kargbo had introduced a petition that opposes Council’s consideration of awarding 405 new permits..."

May 13, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Austin Will Vote on CodeNEXT Petition in November
Ruling forces quasi-referendum on land use rewrite
"...Austinites will vote on the CodeNEXT petition during the November election. This afternoon, Travis County District..."

July 16, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

City Clerk Validates Petition to Put CodeNEXT on Ballot
The city's land use code rewrite is one step closer to public vote
"...This morning Austin City Clerk Jannette Goodall validated a petition on seeking to put CodeNEXT – and all future..."

April 23, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

City Council Rejects CodeNEXT Petition Effort
Rewrite won't go onto November ballot, for now
"...City Council voted this afternoon to reject a petition that would have put the CodeNEXT zoning rewrite onto..."

May 24, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Propositions for a Taxicab Petition
"...that Yellow Cab President Ed Karg­bo had introduced a petition opposing City Council's consideration of awarding 405 new permits..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Texas Secession Petition
Yup, that's a real thing. White House must respond to sore losers
"...fault. The Obama administration has an initiative whereby any petition lodged on their website that gets more than 25,000..."

Nov. 12, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

About That CodeNEXT Petition ...
Monday ruling brings confusion, clarity
"...Naranjo ruled that the city must put the CodeNEXT petition on the upcoming November ballot. Which doesn't mean the..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

City Validates Anti-Major League Soccer Petition
"Fair Play Austin" PAC hopes to halt plans to build a soccer stadium at McKalla Place
"...A petition aimed at halting plans to build a Major League..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

CodeNEXT Petition Authors Sue City Council
Anti-rewrite group seeks judicial guidance on public vote
"...City Council has been sued. Just before 2pm on..."

June 1, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Overaggressive Petition Promoting
"...place. She asked me if I would sign a petition expressing support for moving the city of Austin municipal..."

Oct. 30, 2012 Postmarks

Uber, Lyft Form PAC, Push Petition
Newly formed Ridesharing Works for Austin PAC wants to make Council regs permanent
"...Works for Austin – designed to collect the 20,000 petition signatures from registered voters necessary to make the current..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Grove Heads to Council With Valid Petition Suit Unresolved
Proposed development to hit dais, barring any more delays
"...a ruling in the Grove at Shoal Creek valid petition lawsuit that she knew would disappoint both parties. Neither..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Petition Filed in Willingham Case
Innocence Project alleges misconduct in death row conviction
"...if Pardons and Paroles, who nonetheless denied Willingham's clemency petition. After Gov. Rick Perry declined to issue a stay,..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Petition for Writ of Mandamus
"...Less than 24 hours after the 3rd Court of..."

May 30, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

City Clerk Validates Petition to Put CodeNEXT on Ballot
The city’s land use code rewrite is one step closer to public vote

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Petition Deadline for Nuke Project Permit Suspended
Nuclear Regulatory Committee to alow extra time for public input on South Texas Project
"...it has suspended its Feb. 25 deadline for public petitions and intervention in the South Texas Project permitting case...."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Ann Kitchen Not Going Anywhere for Now
City Clerk invalidates petition to recall District 5 council member
"...by their incompetence to actually do it. The recall petition that Austin4All turned in on Feb. 19, has been..."

March 11, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Dear Obama, If Texas Secedes, Can We Stay With You?
New petition asks White House to make Austin 50th state
"...interwebs have been abuzz with the crazy Texas secession petition, whereby forces who never accepted the end result of..."

Nov. 14, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

CodeNEXT: Will We or Won’t We Vote on It?
From the petition hearing to Council, this week's land use code updates
"...Naranjo spent Monday morning presiding over Aus­tin's land use petition case, but dismissed the court before 1pm without issuing..."

July 6, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Grove PUD Neighbors Sue City
They say the city's interpretation of Texas' valid petition rights statute is wrong
"...court. They say the city's interpretation of Texas' valid petition rights statute – namely, that neighbors around formerly unzoned..."

May 6, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Big Bend Pipeline?
Conservation Alliance opposes international gas project
"...The Big Bend Conservation Alliance has launched a presidential petition drive to oppose the Trans Pecos Pipeline, a project..."

April 27, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Point Austin: Clean Is as Clean Does
When you signed that petition, did you get to read the fine print?
"...Proposed amendments can reach the ballot either by public petition or direct council action, and as of this writing..."

March 3, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Sign Right Here
TNC petition and Kitchen recall election recipes for pointless public expense, voter cynicism, and lousy government
"...Council that she and her staff had certified the petitions submitted by the coalition Ridesharing Works for Austin in..."

Feb. 5, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Greens On The Ballot (For Now) UPDATED
TX supremes grant stay on earlier ruling
"...Green Party of Texas can certify their controversial ballot petition, thus getting their statewide candidates on to the November..."

July 2, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin FC's New Neighbors Take Over Push to Put Soccer on the Ballot
Group looks to take anti-stadium petition to the polls
"...to put a stop to everyone's fun with a petition submitted last week that could force the stadium deal..."

Jan. 11, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Point Austin: Strange Bedfellows, Stranger Politics
"Efficiency audit" petition campaign could use an independent audit
"...Last week the city clerk validated the petition circulated by the Citizens for an Accountable Austin PAC,..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Grove Battle Grinds On
Valid petition suit of PUD neighbors dead for now
"...at Shoal Creek planned unit development had their valid petition lawsuit dismissed on jurisdictional grounds last week. Essentially, the..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Is Texas Breaking the Law?
State poised to execute another Mexican national
"...international law," attorney Sandra Babcock argues in a clemency petition filed this week with the Board of Pardons and..."

June 8, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

GOP Can't Greenwash TRM-PAC 2.0
Ballot manipulation plots exposed
"...on Thursday when Judge John Dietz ruled that a petition initiative by the Green Party of Texas was illegally..."

June 26, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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