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Love Shines
Bill Baird kick starts his latest Sunset project
"...a cue from Shearwater, Sunset is using Kickstarter to raise funds for the band’s latest, Love Shines But the..."

March 31, 2010 Music Post by Austin Powell

Carona Push-Starts Stalled Bill
Local option transport funding proposal gets out of committee, but still under a cloud
"...County is edging closer to having the power to raise money for roads and rail after the Senate passed..."

April 15, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Carona's Costly Compromises
Senate Transportation chair guards local option funding bill from death by a thousand opt-outs
"...TxDoT. Committee Chair John Carona, R-Dallas, was hoping to raise or at least index link the gas tax. Failing..."

April 9, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

City Budget: Minimal Slippage
Sparse cuts, few surprises in proposed fiscal document
"...savings" for staff (like a 2.5% "pay for performance" raise for all city employees instead of 3.5%), and $6.8..."

July 23, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Are the Waters Rising at Bouldin Creek?
New FEMA floodplain maps raise neighborhood questions about proposed developments
"...Road; when accounted for, the rail line culvert could raise drainage acreage to more than the critical 64 acres...."

April 28, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
UT System's lobbying – oops, 'legislative activities' – to gain deregulation
"...the bill, which would have limited UT's ability to raise tuition: "Geanie Morrison filed the tuition dereg bill this..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by David Peterson

AISD Salaries Up for Debate
With cost of living going up, teachers need a raise
"...minimum hourly wages as well as an across-the-board pay raise. Yet as the cost of living goes up in..."

May 6, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Eve of Destruction?
The City plans for a big New Year's Eve party downtown while East Sixth Street merchants complain of threat of competition
"...from Second to 11th. And few have attempted to raise more than a half-million dollars in sponsorships for a..."

Oct. 29, 1999 News Feature by Andy Langer

The Tipping Point
By raising menu prices and eliminating gratuity, restaurateurs hope they've found the recipe for a better quality of life for staff
"...the Museum of Modern Art, which enabled him to raise pay rates for the back of the house and..."

March 25, 2016 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Funding Balance
Some Austin politicos think qualified candidates of average means are deterred from running due to low contribution limits
"...Mayor Steve Adler became the first mayoral candidate to raise more than a million dollars, a feat he accomplished..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Jack Craver

AISD Puts Faith in Voters
Teachers' paychecks – and the tax raise they require – are in voters' hands this November
"...the upside of a rollback tax election that could raise their property tax rate by 3.9 cents for every..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Meticore Reviews: Risky Scam or Morning Metabolism Trigger?
Meticore is a weight loss pill supplement, but is it a scam?
"...taking Meticore supplement's eight ingredients daily, you can purportedly raise your body’s internal temperature, increasing your metabolism and boosting..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Chron Events Post

Happy Times ... in Moderation
City budget preview projects strong economy, careful spending
" That includes new public safety staff, some step raises, rising health insurance costs, some new technology, a few..."

April 26, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Booming in the Bust
ACC advances its higher-ed march across the region – but not everyone is happy
" 30 years, ACC employees didn't get an annual raise. This includes the faculty members, who provide the "core..."

Aug. 27, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Clash of La Clica
" Southeast Travis County, and her strong support to raise funding to build a Mexican American Cultural Center...."

Feb. 13, 1998 News Feature by James Garcia

AISD Budget
District may have resources to reverse cuts if it can muster the courage to raise taxes
"...has the cojones (or the chutzpah) to vote to raise taxes...."

June 30, 2006 News Feature by Michael May

Two Schools of Thought
The upcoming ACC and AISD elections share a ballot but address different challenges
" improvements and a second proposition allowing trustees to raise property taxes, which they did by 2.7 cents, to..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Teachers Need Money, Too
Austin Independent School District Superintendent Pat Forgione unveiled highlights from the preliminary 2002-2003 district budget Aug. 5, sparking angry dissent from the local teacher's union.
" to provide for a $690 per teacher pay raise -- an average of an additional 2% across the..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Raising Hell and Blazing Trails in the New Molly Ivins Documentary
A personal look at the journalist's powerful and profound Lone Star legacy
"...would have spun gold daily – Janice Engel's documentary Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins, debuting..."

Aug. 30, 2019 Screens Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Budget Finish Line
Council ponders final adjustments to General Fund
"...Leffingwell is taking the position that Council should not raise FY 2014 property taxes beyond the "nominal" rate –..."

Sept. 6, 2013 News Column by Michael King

QueerBomb/Pride Roundtable: Extended Remix
QueerBomb and Austin Pride meet for a roundtable
"...with gay celebration was really, really early. I was raised here in Austin by cool hippie parents. I was..."

June 3, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

We're 49th! ... Or Just Seventh of 10
Union and Austin ISD argue over teacher pay – and what to do about it
"..."I've told [Malfaro] we're not opposed to a pay raise, but it needs to be within the long-term goals..."

April 9, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Campaign Finance Flare-Up
When is a run-off not a run-off?
"...for run-off fundraising. "A regular campaign is allowed to raise $33,000 from out-of-town donors," he says. "They're also allowed..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

AISD Takes a Tax Bite to Voters
School board hammers out a budget
"...General Fund were several key components: a 3% pay raise for teachers and full-time staff, continued full employee health..."

Aug. 29, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD: Low-Budget Wrassling Resumes
Budgeting for public education always involves struggles between competing needs, but these days the competition is particularly fierce
"...teacher pay. AISD says it just can't afford a raise, while Education Austin, the teachers union, argues that the..."

July 15, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

City Budget Blues
The city budget battle moves toward an unanticipated quick conclusion.
"...Goodman -- who, along with Council Member Raul Alvarez, raised the most questions from the dais -- noted "we're..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Our readers talk back.
"...20, with a "unanimous vote" for a 3% pay raise for teachers and school staff ["Austin Stories," Aug. 23]...."

Aug. 30, 2002 Column

A Primer on Prop. 1
Mike Clark-Madison summarizes the Austin Fair Elections Act.
"...1. Contribution limits. Prop. 1 would raise the limit any person could donate to any candidate..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Nickel-and-Diming It
Security in State Jobs
" guarantee that a worker will ever receive a raise. "There are workers who have been here for 25..."

May 21, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Travis County Leaders Give Themselves Raises
Salary move comes amid fears of shrinking budgets
"...30) to give themselves and other elected officials significant raises...."

July 31, 2019 News Post by Lindsay Stafford Mader

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