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Will Voters Give Soccer the Boot?
IndyAustin kicks off anti-stadium petition drive
"...political action committee IndyAustin has officially kicked off its petition drive to give voters a say on the deal..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Will Austin Vote on CodeNEXT?
Petition filed with City Clerk. But is it legal?
"...A petition to put CodeNEXT on the November 2018 ballot for..."

March 29, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Political and Business Leaders Oppose Lake Travis Wastewater Discharge
Leander and Granite Shoals have petitioned TCEQ to lift discharge ban
"...announced this morning that they stand opposed to a petition by the cities of Leander and Granite Shoals to..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

You Wanna Get Married? FINE. Stay Married.
Take the Prop 8 language apart and what do you see?
"...Check out this new online petition to Protect Marriage, Protect Children, Prohibit Divorce, a brilliant..."

Nov. 18, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Breaking: Second Lawsuit Filed Against Northcross Wal-Mart
Allandale Neighborhood Association joins in the legal battle against the supercenter at Northcross.
"...Northcross Mall is illegal. Sound familiar? While the ANA petition is independent of the lawsuit filed last week by..."

July 3, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Pressley Pays Up
City Clerk announces recount on for 11am Tuesday
"...ruled that defeated District 4 candidate Laura Pressley's "Amended Petition for Recount" is "sufficient" – Pressley apparently kicked in..."

Jan. 5, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Then There's This: Save the Trees!
Groups aim to spare seven Downtown trees
"...a Facebook page ( with a link to a petition to save the trees. (For the record, I signed..."

June 1, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Crime After Crime
Emotionally powerful doc about the fight to free a domestic abuse survivor from jail
"...unique to California – incarcerated survivors of abuse can petition to have their cases reopened if their abuse wasn't..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Graves Sues for Innocence
Anthony Graves is seeking to have his name finally cleared
"...Lawyers for Anthony Graves have filed a petition seeking, once and for all, to have Graves declared..."

Feb. 28, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Pro-Choice Activists Deliver Petitions Against Fetal Burial Rule
Public comment period on rule ends Monday, Oct. 31
"...Reproductive health advocates marched two full boxes of petition signatures against a proposed rule that would force Texas..."

Oct. 27, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Lester Bower Awaits Wednesday Execution
67-year-old has spent 31 years on death row
"...recent being tomorrow, June 3. Lester’s attorneys filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court..."

June 2, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

UPDATED: County Attorney Files New Lehmberg Removal Suit
Original petition dismissed
"...Attorney David Escamilla on Monday afternoon dismissed Kerry O'Brien's petition seeking Rosemary Lehmberg's removal from office...."

April 30, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin: City of Petitions
New Linda Curtis-fronted PAC has agendas for days
"...Last week I reported on various online petitions circulating concerning CodeNEXT, arguing that the land use code..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The (Longer) Road to CodeNEXT
Opponents would freeze the process via referendum
"...That would be the likely effect of an anti-CodeNEXT petition currently being circulated by IndyAustin, Community Not Com­mod­ity, and..."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Inside Agitator
Fulani Follower Stokes Fires of Resentment and Reform
" for pushing a populist governmental ideal as a petitioner and grassroots organizer on a host of issues, including..."

Dec. 12, 1997 News Feature by Audrey Duff

D.A.'s Race Heats Up With Lawsuit
Reed accuses TCDP's Harding of failing to properly review Cobb's application
"...had violated a number of codes on the 58-page petition of signatures accompanying his paperwork. (Prospective candidates may either..."

Jan. 8, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Carole to the Rescue? Yeah, Right
Carole Keeton Strayhorn's campaign is floating a promise of quick cash, albeit only for the next month.
"...helping hand. Or, to be more exact, her campaign's "petition management office" is floating a promise of quick cash,..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Voter Backlash Rehashed
A Whole Lotta Trouble for a Little Less Corruption
"...a councilmember to their knees. Like S.O.S., another citizens' petition is in question. This time it has the whimsical..."

Nov. 1, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

GE Foods: Getting to Know More
"...sweeping statement; 500,000 of them have already signed a petition being circulated by the Mothers for Natural Law of..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Food Feature

Radio Bullies
"...from Austin activist Dorothy Richter, who has filed a petition to deny the company's license when it comes up..."

July 18, 1997 News Column by Lee Nichols

Reefer Roundup: 6/3/11
Your dose of drug war news
"...attempt to get the feds to rule on a petition filed eight years ago that seeks to have marijuana..."

June 3, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Greens Gain Ballot Access in Curious Fashion
Dems question Greens' help from GOP
"...secretary of state from certifying the Greens' ballot access petition. This last-minute stay got the Greens under the filing..."

July 9, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Group Aims to Stop Handouts for Retail Developments
Petition effort seeks to prevent city from subsidizing retail projects
"...Local pressure group Stop Domain Subsidies officially launched its petition drive to amend the City Charter and block what..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...designation for the Villas, NUNA had filed a valid petition request against the developers' requested (and city staff-recommended) MF-6-CO..."

March 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Death Row Dilemma
Resistant to Change
" not read every page of an inmate's clemency petition; often, they testified, they vote on clemency matters before..."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Looking Back on the Champions Tract Rezoning
Does this development belong in this particular corner of the Hill Country?
"...process for those who opposed the project. Postponements and Petitions..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Campus-Area Homeless Face Backlash in Wake of Haruka Weiser Murder
Viral petition seeks to relocate Guadalupe's homeless community
" the University of Texas at Austin, started a petition for an assignment in his government class. The petition,..."

April 22, 2016 News Feature by Makeda Easter

Council: Gasping for Air
Mayor Adler's search for a solution to the Uber/Lyft referendum fails
"...– he abjures the word "compromise" – between the petition-driven ordinance and Council's attempt to enact the city's own..."

Feb. 19, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Geopolitical Fault Lines
Austin's latest attempt at single-member districts is getting a mixed response
"...members have been collecting signatures since March on a petition to get the plan on the ballot this November..."

July 6, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Here Comes the Guv
Kinky Friedman lights up his campaign
"...primary (and none of whom should have signed a petition in support of competing independent Carole Keeton Strayhorn), in..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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