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Seaholm Powers Ahead, Amid Questions About the 'Public Interest'
Oft-delayed development getting serious at City Council
"...closer to fruition at City Council this Thursday. A public hearing is posted, before council approves rezoning of the..."

Dec. 12, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Public Notice: Clowns to the Left of Us, Jokers to the Right
The overwhelming hubris and audacity of Uber continues
"...night that it has secured a whopping $3.5 billion investment from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, and that PIF..."

June 10, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Parsing Buehler for Public Safety
Police accountability activist's commission nomination makes waves
"...nominate controversial cop-watching activist Antonio Buehler to the city’s Public Safety Commission doesn’t mean yet that Buehler’s actually on..."

May 3, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Government by Committee
Tonight's Town Hall: First step in a "New Way Forward"
"...(Thursday, Jan. 22), to the "special-called City Council meeting, public hearing, and interactive town hall" to discuss the sweeping..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Think Globally, Vote Locally
Why your country is depending on you to vote no on Prop 1
"...and I believe this city will choose – between public safety on one hand and Uber staying on the..."

May 6, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Developing Stories: Private Projects, Public Benefits
Could developers become Austin's new benefactors?
"...willingly, when asked – to help advance the broader public good. Developers of some high-dollar private projects in Central..."

April 6, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: Return on Investment
Austin Energy rate cuts are both a financial and political dividend
"...accustomed to rising costs. Moreover, it comes with a public knowledge bonus that wouldn't have been possible if AE..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Public Education Under Fire
New doc Starving the Beast uncovers ideological clash
"...the Beast: The Battle to Disrupt and Reform America's Public Universities, is a concise narrative revealing an expansive story..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Nora Ankrum

Public Notice: Two Steps Forward ...
A year ago, the last CodeNEXT draft was "unworkable." What's changed?
"...When we last saw Draft 3 of CodeNEXT, it..."

April 19, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Funding Public Safety?
The never-ending question
"...As usual, the city's three public safety entities make up the bulk of the General..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Public Notice: EV / AV Club, Continued
More mobility musings, SXSW Week Two & beyond
"...of America's most tightly regulated industries, and to fostering investment in smart and connected transportation infrastructure and alternative-fuel vehicle..."

March 17, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

TPPF: Sneering at Workers and 'Blowing Up' Public Policy
At its annual conference, the Texas Public Policy Foundation sticks to its mantra of less government, fewer taxes
"...economy. Yet for guests and speakers at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's seventh annual Policy Orientation for the Texas..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice
"...Austin Alliance for Democracy and the Texas office of Public Citizen present a Public Forum on Multilateral Agreement on..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice: "A Failed Experiment"
Planning Commission blasts Type 2 STRs
"...confident ... they will be able to recoup whatever investment they made by returning these Type 2s to the..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Transit Necessary
"...Nov. 16]. He might also have observed that decent public transit is the sine qua non of a mature..."

Nov. 19, 2012 Postmarks

Public Notice: Show and Tell
Civic leaders have big plans for your future
" a plan calling for a large and sustained public infrastructure investment, with little mention (yet) of how the..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Your City at Work
"Shaping policy for generations to come"
"...Project Connect are working together to help shape transportation investment and policy in Central Texas for generations to come."..."

March 23, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: The Negro School
Preserving whose historical legacy?
"...few years ago. Local Realtor® Austin Stowell of KEEP Investment Group bought the property in 2015, and though he..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Only Two Episodes Left
Plot twists and cliffhangers as Council approaches season finale
"..."focus less on widening roads, and more on supporting public transportation and promoting safety for our kids and seniors..."

June 17, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: One Hand Clapping
Budget in rearview mirror; Council still debating STRs
"...for home ownership ... and not drive lots of investment to purchasing homes that nobody's ever going to live..."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Column

Public Notice: On the Waterfront
The latest MoPac expansion plan is only part of the problem
"...and Slaughter Lane. Over the past months, with little public input or awareness, the Central Texas Regional Mobility Auth­or­ity..."

May 8, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Cost of Public Clinics
"...Travis County contributes about $2 million to the public clinic system's $17 million annual cost and maintains the..."

May 1, 1998 News Feature

Public Notice
Being Civil
"...of $25 or more will receive a certificate of investment in the project. Retiring U.S. Congressman "Kika" de la..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice: November at Last
Yesterday was the Day of the Dead, and next week, our long, long national nightmare will come to a close (unless another one is about to begin, but I just can't contemplate that)
"...make the driving experience worse? Can a $720 million investment even slow down our steady slide into gridlock, let..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Capitol Investment
State Preservation Board announces months of repairs to Capitol Dome
"...floor, which is above the areas open to the public anyway). This will not affect the rest of the..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Whose Budget?
The council asks for a new budget, and Futrell delivers the same old bill
"...tire of promoting as the only possible way to public prosperity – until, that is, it comes time to..."

Aug. 4, 2006 News Column by Michael King

No Growth at the Growth Fund
Despite charging millions of dollars in management fees, the Texas Growth Fund has returned zero to the state
"...wants to make an inappropriate contact to get state investment managers to put money into a pet business, you'll..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Crisis Pregnancy Centers: Money for Nothing
Despite unprecedented taxpayer investment, state-funded CPCs deliver few services
"...these fake clinics, officials are giving them an unprecedented investment over the next two years...."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

KUT by the Numbers
That ringing sound you hear? It's the cash register at Austin's public radio station.
"...weeks before the end of its fiscal year, the public broadcasting station broke into programming to plead for an..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Behold the Texas Miracle!
The Texas Miracle has a very mixed record on state prosperity
" state student accomplishment due to the imposition of public school "accountability" measures and high-stakes, standardized testing inaugurated in..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

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