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Council: "Sharing" Showdown Arrives
Plenty of contentious business for the first Council meeting of the year
"...backstage process has been proceeding at high speed. The petition campaign to blow up the new ordinance – underwritten..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

District 4 Results Confirmed
Run-off results confirmed, Pressley unsatisfied
"...Pressley had filed a petition for a recount on Friday, Jan. 2, and then..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Eden Foods Ban Heads to Wheatsville Vote
Boycott would be first approved in a decade
"...the bodies and healthcare decisions of their workers," explains petition organizer Shelby Alexander. "It hit home because Eden Food..."

Aug. 19, 2014 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Commissioners Say No to Tax Protest
County will study, not challenge, commercial appraisal roll
"...already made public her opposition to filing a challenge petition...."

June 10, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

'Sordid Lives'
Wimberley Players audience rejects accusation of play's obscenity
"...of Wimberley, occasionally reading names from the Aug. 14 petition that called for the play to be canceled. The..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Arts Feature by Matthew Irwin

Disappointed By Content And Tone
"...member of AGR. I have not signed the group's petition for a charter amendment because, over the past 40..."

July 31, 2012 Postmarks

Leffingwell Proposes Rail/Comp Bond Vote in 2012
Change to city attorney's office, single-member districts also
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Leffingwell noted that Austin citizens could petition to place other proposed city charter amendments on the..."

June 16, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

No Wastewater in the Lake, Please
Austin area officials oppose discharging treated wastewater into Lake Travis
"...last Friday morning to voice their opposition to a petition by the cities of Leander and Granite Shoals to..."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Judge Keller Callous
"...system. I urge everyone to sign Texas Moratorium Network’s petition against Judge Keller, accessible at www.democracyinaction.org/dia/organizationsORG/tmn/petition.jsp?petition_KEY=748&t=sharonkiller.dwt. But petition-signing is..."

Oct. 25, 2007 Postmarks

Developing Stories
Neighbors file similar suit to RG4N's
"...Northcross Mall is illegal. Sound familiar? While the ANA petition is independent of the lawsuit filed last week by..."

July 6, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Pondering the Props
The ballot language of the proposed charter amendments, with Chronicle translations
"...notes: This is the "Clean Government" amendment submitted via petition by the ACLU, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Save Our..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

'Secuestro Express'
Jonathan Jakubowicz and Elizabeth Avellán on 'Secuestro Express'
"...AC: You've got a petition [on your Web site] to get nominated for the..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Screens Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...• Save Our Springs Alliance filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list..."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

An Underground Effort to Recall APA's Sheffield
Anonymous cops accuse the union head of falling down on the job
"...recallers have obtained enough signatures. But even if the petition drive is successful, it is even less clear whether..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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Our readers talk back.
"...futile attempt to stop identity theft. There is a petition online, but if you would rather develop your own,..."

May 9, 2003 Column

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Our readers talk back.
"...futile attempt to stop identity theft. There is a petition online, but if you would rather develop your own,..."

May 2, 2003 Column

A Young Man on Death Row
Juvenile offender Randy Arroyo's case puts Texas's execution factory on trial.
"...be ready to consider the issue. They say Stanford's petition was flawed because his lawyers presented arguments that weren't..."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...by Brigid Shea of Clean Water Action, begins a petition drive to put the SOS ordinance on the ballot.1992Jan.:..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
The Hyde Park Baptist Church is in state district court against the city of Austin, seeking to expand its proposed parking garage.
"...represented by the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association. In its petition filed last month, the church argues that its evangelizing..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

More Bleeding at APD?
"..."It has become necessary to bring this suit," White's petition continues, "because of certain practices within APD wherein officers,..."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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Our readers talk back.
"...city of Austin in a fib on Jackie Goodman's petition ["Page Two," April 5]. If I had won in..."

April 12, 2002 Column

Naked City
Villas Passes Step Two
"...The North University Neighborhood Association has submitted a valid petition against the developers' request for ultra-dense MF-6-CO on Tract..."

March 15, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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Our readers talk back.
"...Perhaps there is a reason why Council Member Griffith's petition drive is succeeding while Council Member Slusher's and Goodman's..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Column

Truth or Consequences
Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffmann's Long Night's Journey Into Day confronts issues of justice and forgiveness as it documents the hearings of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The film screens Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Alamo Drafthouse as part of the Texas Documentary Tour.
"...Not that it would be easy. There were 7,000 petitions for amnesty filed, though more than half were dismissed..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Austin @ Large
SOS & Smart Growth, and the candidates
"...so seemed not only politically risky but onerous, requiring petition signatures from 5% of the qualified voters of the..."

Sept. 14, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
A long-awaited decision on the rezoning of the Bennett Tract, which has sat vacant awaiting redevelopment for more than 10 years, should happen this Thursday.
"...many neighbors of the tract, who filed a valid petition against the rezoning months ago, after a 10-month mediation..."

May 4, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

The Fantastic and Utterly Disreputable History of the Bevy of Sin Known as Guy Town
Before downtown Austin had the Warehouse District, it had the Whorehouse District: a notorious neighborhood of brothels and fandango houses called Guy Town.
"...in 1870, the council turned its attention to a petition "praying that the nuisance about Mrs. Huberich's dogs be..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Ian Quigley

Naked City
280 law professors, including some 13 at UT Law, sign a petition protesting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to halt the recounting of votes in Florida.
"...fired a noisy salvo Dec. 14, in a nationwide petition denouncing the court's decision to stop the manual recount...."

Dec. 22, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
After a shutdown prompts an international protest, Rice Radio is back on the air in Houston.
"...outrage that greeted the shutdown, which included an Internet petition, generated by Rodney Gibbs and other alumni, that quickly..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

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Readers weigh in on the recent Best Of Austin issue, and the Save Our Volente committe rebuts an article.
"...I quote from the article: "The Save Our Volente petitioners (and their legal advisors, including the omnipresent Richard Suttle),..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Column

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