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Giving incentives a bad name
"...concentrated on getting local business people to sign a petition asking the council to terminate the deal. At press..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Happenings
August 16-22
"...to stop the execution. See www.savekenneth.blogspot.com, or sign the petition at www.petitiononline.com/ee88911/petition.html. Read more about Foster's case below...."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature

Rabies Rules Should Offer Exemptions
"...loves animals will support this rule change. Sign our petition at www.petitiononline.com/tdsh2007/petition.html...."

July 31, 2007 Postmarks

Reefer Madness: 'Let's Embarrass Ron Paul'
Libertarian/Republican presidential candidate discusses hemp farming and other 'crazy' ideas
"...Chair Saul Anuzis actually said he would circulate a petition seeking to ban Paul from future debates, based on..."

May 25, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Energy Efficiency One Way or Another
Wanted: new rules to ensure funding is available year-round for consumers seeking to lower their electricity use
"...of both utility customers and private companies, filed a petition with the Public Utility Commission of Texas on Sept...."

Oct. 13, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The Common Law
Changing My Name – Do I Need a Lawyer?
"...to change his or her name must file a petition requesting a change of name in the county where..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Changing My Name – Do I Need a Lawyer?
"...to change his or her name must file a petition requesting a change of name in the county where..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Outcry from affected entrepreneurs has led to an online petition that has so far exceeded 8,000 signatures. To see..."

April 21, 2006 News Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...tone ... largely ... confirm the shortcomings of the petition-driven initiative and referendum process" ["Ballot Battle," News, April 7]...."

April 21, 2006 Column

Naked City
"...City Limits• Public education advocates have launched an electronic petition drive asking Texans to support more funding for public..."

April 7, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...and Kinky Friedman on when they can begin collecting petition signatures to get on the November ballot. Strayhorn's campaign..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature

Election Rules Stymie Voters
"...all if you wish to sign the ballot access petition of a third party or independent candidate in any..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Postmarks

The Moriarty File
The former manager of the Austin Clean Water Program files suit against the city, claiming defamation
"...any kickbacks or demands for same. In his initial petition for the lawsuit, Moriarty's attorney Michael Shaunessy noted that..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Clean Water, Clean Government Campaign Kicks Off
SOS Alliance wants more open and more proactive government on aquifer issues
"...a citizen initiative passes muster – first with a petition drive and then at the ballot box...."

Dec. 2, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Honoring Sir Doug
"...old. I'm writing to remind you about three online petitions I've created: one is to honor the wonderful Doug..."

March 14, 2005 Postmarks

No Art Left Behind
New campaign fights for the arts in Texas schools
"...your time," you can add your name to a petition urging the Lege to reconsider the recent movement toward..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

TCB
Godspeed, ODB. Say hi to Doug Sahm for us.
"...[via XM Satellite Radio] in Wal-Mart yesterday!" The online petition to add Sir Doug to the Rock & Roll..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

The Common Law
Name changes in Texas
"...to change his or her name must file a petition requesting a change of name in the county where..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

No Mercy
The case of James Allridge raises familiar questions about the Texas justice system
"...attorneys Jim Marcus and Lisa Fine wrote in Allridge's petition to the BPP. "Our request for mercy is premised..."

Aug. 20, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Common Law
Filing a lawsuit in small claims court
"...Next, you will need to file your petition. Petition forms are available at each Justice of the..."

June 11, 2004 Column by Jessica Mangrum

Nader Does the Texas Two-Step
The newest presidential candidate meets his supporters – and detractors – in Austin
"...still trying to confirm whether Texans signing a Nader petition could also legally sign a petition for the Greens..."

March 5, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Libertarians on the Rise
"...grassroots activism such as pounding the pavement to collect petition signatures. While I am personally in charge of recruiting..."

March 2, 2004 Postmarks

Naked City
Travis Co. prepares to set a May 15 vote on new taxing district
"...Travis Co. Commissioners Court on Tuesday accepted a ballot petition calling for an election to establish a countywide health..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...in Southwest Austin is gaining momentum with an online petition aimed at Lowe's Home Centers Inc. The City Council..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Wray Ready to Help Program KUT-FM
"..."Naked City" News item (Dec. 19) about the online petition asking KUT (90.5FM) to broadcast Democracy Now! (an award-winning..."

Dec. 22, 2003 Postmarks

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Please read the following online petition (www.petitiononline.com/ppcentx/petition.html) and consider signing it. It takes no time..."

Nov. 21, 2003 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...futile attempt to stop identity theft. There is a petition online and the link to it is www.petition-them.com, then..."

April 18, 2003 Column

Toothless Ethics
The Texas Ethics Commission has its own ethical problems, a fired staffer says.
"...According to the petition filed in state district court by former TEC Assistant..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Drawing Lines on Prop. 1
The city debates campaign finance reform.
"...Cotera initially signed the petition to get Prop. 1 on the ballot, and says..."

May 3, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Villas Goes to Bat
"...North University Neighborhood Association failed to restore their valid petition against the ultra-dense MF-6-CO designation (with height and site..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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