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Death Watch: King Set to Die for James Byrd Lynching
Last-minute appeal seeks new trial as King maintains his innocence
"...On March 20, King also filed a petition for clemency with the Texas Board of Pardons and..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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

Travis D.A. Seeks a Roadblock in Sexual Assault Suit
Moore, Montford on defense after disclosure of alleged misconduct
"...Borchardt’s petition, filed last month in Nueces County, accused Montford of..."

April 2, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

AISD Board Finally Renames Lanier High
School board renames campus for former student, fallen veteran Juan Navarro
"...League of United Latin American Citizens, helped organize a petition of more than 900 signatures calling on the board..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Draylen Mason Is Still Being Remembered, and How Matters
A year after his death, we should do as Draylen did
"...have made an impact on the Austin community. A petition calling on Oberlin, which had accepted Draylen before he..."

March 22, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sexual Assault Suit Bombshell Lands in D.A.’s Office
ADA Mindy Montford accused of "possible defamation," revealed in secretly taped phone call
"...Office, has been accused of “possible defamation” in a petition filed Monday, March 4, in Nueces County District Court...."

March 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Travis County District Attorney's Office Under Fire in New Court Filing
First Assistant D.A. accused of “possible defamation”
"...accused of “possible defamation” in a Rule 202 court petition filed Monday, March 4, in Nueces County District Court...."

March 4, 2019 News Post 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

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

Historic Agreement Reached on Craft Beer-to-Go Bills
Texas Craft Brewers & Beer Alliance of Texas finally work together
"...expectation led more than 12,000 Texans to sign a petition in favor of the bills. Rodriguez added, “Texans are..."

Feb. 14, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

Soccer Watch
"...the November ballot, as the city clerk certified a petition this week, backed by Fair Play Austin, that "requires..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

"...ceased food service last month, citing diminishing sales and competition from nearby cafes. According to CultureMap, owner Laura Labay..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature

Austin at Large: Put on Your Shrinking Caps
So why – let alone how – do we "need" to "reform" Texas property taxes?
"...referenda on specific programs and line items (you can't petition them onto the ballot, for example), but that's effectively..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

"...appears at court (no appointment required) to pay up, petition for a waiver, or request community service instead, through..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature

The Battle of Small Beer vs. Big Distributors Rages on With Texas Beer-To-Go Bill
Another chippy round of political beer pong
"...312 and HB 672. There is also an online petition that has received over 11,000 signatures in favor of..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Austin’s Least-Loved Landfill May Be Poised to Grow Again
The other ACL: The Austin Community Landfill
" numerous TCEQ complaints from that period, and a petition from more than 100 neighbors. In addition to the..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

"...– although there's still that matter of an opposing petition, of curious provenance, determined to put the stadium deal..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature

Austin FC's New Neighbors Take Over Push to Put Soccer on the Ballot
Group looks to take anti-stadium petition to the polls
" 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

Soccer Watch
"...near the Domain. Last week, opponents turned in a petition to force a public vote before the city can..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Sports Column

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The city's attempt to rewrite Austin's stodgy, 30-year-old land..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

“Texas Seven” Escapee Set for Execution
Inmate challenges original conviction, post-escape "law of parties" verdict
"...the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and a clemency petition before the Board of Pardons and Paroles, Garcia's placement..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Council Slips Into Relaxation Mode
Light agenda, plus spitballing about biennial budgets
"...spelling out a "First Amendment policy" regarding expressive activity (petitioning!) outside Austin Public Library locations or the Palmer Events..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Ticker: Run, Run, Run-off Away
It's a whole new election, y'all! Don't be alarmed.
"...Americas owner Bobby Epstein's hostile takeover of the anti-soccer-stadium petition drive from IndyAustin, to which he's given (and the..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Seaholm Residents Got Dem Ol’ Noisy Freight Train Blues
Downtowners want to turn down the volume on the adjoining rail line
"...the group began earlier this year with a petition "asking for Union Pacific Railroad to dedicate the right..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Death Watch: Robert Ramos
Mexican national set for execution Wednesday night
"...the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles denied his petition for commutation to a lesser sentence along with his..."

Nov. 14, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Election Ticker: Last Chance for Controversy
E-Day is tomorrow! Here's the latest news before it's too late.
"...Don’t Miss Your Money: IndyAustin will no longer pay petitioners to gather signatures in their effort to put the..."

Nov. 5, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Hutto Trouble Again
Detained mother requests release, fearing daughter's safety
"...with Grassroots Leadership says the group has mounted a petition campaign to release Lopez, as public pressure is one..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

“It Is the Same Hate”
Adler stands up after synagogue shooting
"...which I am ED of, decided to fund the petition." (Searle is also treasurer of the Yes on Prop..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Pepe’s the Least of It
IndyAustin accuses mayor, wife of conflicts profiting off office
"...trans, pointed out the flaws in the canvasser's anti-stadium petition pitch, she got misgendered so abusively that "passersby asked..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Mayor's Ex-Budget Chief Joins Prop K Team
Another strange bedfellow
"...pounding for the anonymous "dark money" that funded the petition drive that put it on the ballot ("Strange Bedfellows,..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

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