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Arts Umbrella Human Influence Stirs Austin's Musical Diversity Melting Pot
Because the live music capital of the world can get pretty white male
"...The volunteer organization hosts monthly showcases, including all-female residency Raise Her Voice at Cheer Up Charlies and live-producing DJ..."

June 29, 2018 Music Feature by Clara Wang

Lege Lines: Robbin' the Hoods
How can state lawmakers fix school finance?
"...director of multi-district body the Fast Growth School Coalition, praised Huberty's decision to take the bill back to its..."

Aug. 4, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dedicated to the Principles
" favor of ACC’s President/CEO Dr. Richard Rhodes’ 5% raise. Dr. Rhodes is the 8th highest paid community college..."

Sept. 13, 2016 Postmarks

Ben Snakepit Releases His Manor Threat
New collection of diary comics debuts at Beerland this Saturday
"...$2,000 in the whole city. And of course they raised the rent on us. And so we were like,..."

June 8, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Council Preview: Short Termers
City Council resumes regular business today, on a short-term fuse
"...• Items 69-71: Proposed 3% pay raises to City Manager, City Auditor, Municipal Court Clerk, City..."

Sept. 17, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Papa John's Versus Obamacare
Cheesy bread vendor puts 11 cents price tag on saving lives
"...John Schnatter said that his firm will have to raise the price of a pizza by between 11 and..."

Aug. 10, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

AISD Weighs Tax Increase
District considers joining already crowded election ballot
"...district has already committed to a long-overdue 3% pay raise for all employees, but it's unsure whether that will..."

June 29, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Taxes for People or Taxes for Buildings
AISD trustees ask long term funding priority question
"...The board has to ask permission from voters to raise the M&O rate: But since voters have already approved..."

March 29, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

What Will New AISD Budget Mean About Next Year's?
After struggles over staff pay, the budget is ready – and Carstarphen's ready to look to the future
"...the year." The single most contentious component was pay raises. Last session the Legislature passed House Bill 3646, mandating..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD: Cash for the Future
Board approves 2008-9 budget in fractious meeting
"...and Trustee Sam Guzman opposed giving them a pay raise and just wanted the cash to go to the..."

Aug. 25, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

"...SwervedriverRaise (Hi-Speed Soul/Second Motion) SwervedriverMezcal Head (Hi-Speed Soul/Second Motion)..."

April 24, 2009 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Local Pork Producers
"...Bonneu espouse Old World traditional husbandry and butchering of farm-raised ducks, geese, rabbits, chickens, pheasants, turkeys, pigeons, peafowl, and..."

April 10, 2009 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Minimum Wage Murmurs
Hundreds of economists sign on to "manifesto" urging Congress and state policymakers to raise the minimum wage, an act of defiance that is apparently generating some disconcerted murmurs
" still haven't surrendered to those pesky calls to raise the federal minimum wage. If you can hang on..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Superintendent Pat Forgione on Tuesday proposed a 7.5% average raise for school employees as part of the 2006-07 budget...."

June 2, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...called upon the district to factor a 6% pay raise into the 2006 budget. The teachers haven't received a..."

April 28, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
'Better than a stick in the eye' says teacher union head
"...proposed budget for next year that includes no pay raises for teachers. Instead, members can spend the last week..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

The Hightower Lowdown
Congress feathers its own nest; electronic voting threatens to steal our vote.
"...Instead, they play a game called Hide the Pay Raise. Here's how it's played -- years ago, Congress quietly..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

Don't Worry, Be Happy:
City Hall's left wing carries the day as the budget season draws to a close
"...reallocating money set aside by Futrell for a 2% raise for Austin firefighters -- a deal brokered last week..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The Austin Police Department approves a $40 million pay raise for officers as part of its meet and confer contract negotiations; more contentious, however, is a police oversight provision that activists say was "gutted" in the process.
"...that the union is "asking for the largest non-management raise to any class of city employees in our adult..."

Feb. 16, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...any kind of manufacturing. Both candidates insist they will raise pay for correctional officers -- who are visibly organized,..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

The Loyal Lieutenants
Bush Applies Litmus Test of Allegiance in Choosing Inner Circle
"...a group of Bush backers who each pledged to raise $100,000. The program has been remarkably successful. At last..."

March 17, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Field of Dreamers
Two dems, five gop candidates vie for district 48 race, but the seat is expected to remain Democratic.
" session among Democrats. "Who wants 80,000 Republicans -- raise their hand," he joked to an appreciative audience at..."

Feb. 4, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Public Notice
Fundraising season is upon us ...
"...Walk takes to the Hike & Bike Trail to raise dough for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, at the corner..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

On the Lege
Christian Sabotage?
"...Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos, D-Austin, has drafted a proposal to raise the salaries of all state employees and public university..."

Feb. 26, 1999 News Column

Election Stampede
Candidates Line Up to Run for Commissioners Court
"...can, at the very least, expect to see dust raised in those precincts...."

Dec. 19, 1997 News Feature by Amy Smith

Post Marks
Park and Ride
"...program. Just ask Mayor Watson about the $132,000 he raised after the election, of which $40,000 came from outside..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Column

Targeting the Fat Cats
On Your Ballot: ALLC's Campaign Reform
" $1,000 to any candidate if the money is raised in increments of no more than $25...."

Oct. 10, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Fit After 50 Reviews - Mark Mcilyar Men's Fitness Workout Program
A fitness training program targeted to men over 50.
"...They Increase Estrogen: Most workouts increase estrogen because they raise cortisol levels. Cortisol is the stress hormone, and studies..."

Jan. 26, 2021 Chron Events Post

The Housing of the 5,000
"...the right of way – and the new pay raise for county commissioners – are linked to the confusion..."

Aug. 27, 2019 Postmarks

With Session Over, AISD to Wrap Up Budget
Employee compensation still at issue in upcoming spending plan
"...librarians, nurses, and counselors, and HB 3 calls for raises to be weighted toward employees with more than five..."

June 7, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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