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Come On Down
"...the neighborhood. To that end, they've filed a valid petition with enough landowner signatures to perhaps postpone the zoning..."

July 2, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Reality Check
Nitpicking Petitions
"...Gale, who had planned to file her candidacy by petition, said that in a previous election she was allowed..."

March 26, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

The Lords of Parking
Neighborhood Associations Deciding Curbside Privileges
"...least 80% of its residents had to sign a petition in favor of the policy for it to be..."

Aug. 28, 1998 News Feature by Jeff Mandell

Men Who Would be Mayor
Scrambling for Money, Consensus, & Power
"...reform proposal of his own. Nofziger had hoped the petition to limit campaign contributions to $100, known as the..."

April 25, 1997 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Hallucination Village
Reynolds and Mitchell Dream Big
"...council took the first step in putting the citizens' petition called "A Little Less Corruption" (ALLC) on the ballot...."

Nov. 29, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Life on the 38th Parallel
GAINing Ground
"...residents, GAIN members canvassed their own neighborhood with a petition opposing the project, soliciting close to 80 signatures...."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Feature

Follow the Money, Find Beer-to-Go’s Largest Opponents
Time is the latest hurdle in the Texas Craft Beer legislation saga
"...during SXSW to strong-arm their employees into signing a petition against the Beer-to-Go bill in which at least one..."

April 9, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

Housing Plan, Stadium Vote in Council Spotlight
Still to come this spring: child-friendly policy, land use code reboot
"...consider Items 48 and 49, prompted by the successful petition drive by Fair Play Austin and Friends of McKalla..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

COTA Withdraws Support From IndyAustin
Pepe the Frog gaffe costs anti-stadium drive big bucks
"...electioneering against Adler in this election and conducting a petition drive aiming to force “Adler’s sucker stadium” onto a..."

Oct. 29, 2018 News Post by Austin Sanders

Election Ticker: Almost Deadline Time
The latest news from the November 2018 campaign trail
"...Austin operations – and thanking them for signing the petition that put Prop K on the ballot. Unfortunately, both..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

A New Jail for Travis County?
County moves forward with new women's building despite vote to delay and community outcry
" If 5% of a county's population files a petition against the CO-backed project, then it must be sent..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Two Ballot Lawsuits Before State Supremes
Petitioners sue over Audit and CodeNEXT language
"...As expected, petitioners have sued the city of Austin over the language..."

Aug. 20, 2018 News Post by Michael King

"...The CodeNEXT petition will be on the election ballot in November, following..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature

Death Watch: Faith in Executions
Religious beliefs barred a potential juror from Christopher Young's trial. Did that cause his sentencing?
"...Young's attorneys also filed a clemency petition with the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on..."

July 13, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

A Two-Horse Race for Mayor
Can Laura Morrison hope to edge out Steve Adler?
"...– not to put the "Community Not Commodity" anti-CodeNEXT petition on the November ballot as another betrayal of the..."

July 6, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice – CodeNEXT: Where We Stand
Taking stock after a hectic week
"...The city clerk certified the Community Not Commodity citizen petition, seeking to force a November election that would require..."

April 27, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Point Austin: In Search of a Plan, Not a Master Plan
Council divisions taking shape on CodeNEXT
"...There's also this cockamamie anti-CodeNEXT petition drive, intended to stop all changes in the land-use..."

March 23, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Nuclear Freeze for Amazon?
Council members throughout the country reject HQ2
" plop its second headquarters – is a nationwide petition, initiated on by urban theorist Richard Florida, for..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

More From Laura Morrison
Mayoral candidate on CodeNEXT, APA, public process
"...AC: Are you in support of the [anti-CodeNEXT] petition that the entire ordinance should be put to a..."

Jan. 11, 2018 News Post by Michael King

Death Watch: Conflicts of Interest
What to do when your appelate attorney's headed to work for the D.A.?
"...appellate lawyers, led by Hilary Sheard, filed a federal petition for relief in May 2012 that claimed Wilkins' trial..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Ken Herman —30—
" the city clerk what members say are sufficient petition signatures to recall Austin American-Statesman metro columnist Ken Herman..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Texas Supremes Deny Uber
Ballot language to remain the same
"...was proposed by Ridesharing Works for Austin when the petition was submitted.)..."

March 14, 2016 News Post by Mac McCann

"...Ann Kitchen reportedly remains the target of a recall petition campaign in her South Austin District 5, but as..."

Feb. 5, 2016 News Feature

Council: Incompatible Binaries
TNC debate still sucking all the available oxygen
"...but soon enough the dominating subject became the Uber-&-Lyft-underwritten petition supporting a TNC-written ordinance. City Clerk Jannette Goodall reported..."

Feb. 2, 2016 News Post by Michael King

All's Fair in Love and Ridesharing
"...businesses that employ citizens of Austin," according to the petition language. The petitioners claim Kitchen's "kickbacks" from taxi companies..."

Jan. 29, 2016 News Feature by Mac McCann

Finding a New D.A.
The Dem primary race turns from a default succession into a three-way wrestling match
"...ballot, alleging that the signatures he'd collected for the petition to accompany his candidate application weren't properly prepared and..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Ask a Silly Question
The faux democracy of online push-polling
"...wasted no time reaffirming its belligerence, preemptively broadcasting a petition appeal to its mailing list, warning that "the Uber..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

This Is the Box We're In
Council doesn't have a budget, but they're cutting it nonetheless
"...and Council members the potential consequences of the challenge petition they were contemplating filing against the commercial property evaluations..."

June 12, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Death Watch: Ninth Execution Slated for June 18
Russeau will be the ninth Texan executed this year
"...the crime scene. Those concerns were raised in subsequent petitions for writ of habeas corpus filed by Jeffrey Haas...."

June 12, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Death Watch: Generations of Madness
Is Derrick Charles competent for execution?
"...little to help Charles save his life. According to petitions for writs of habeas corpus filed at the state..."

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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