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Texas Primary Election Round Up – Federal, State and local races in the Austin area.
March 1, 2022 will mark two years of publication here at The Austin Independent. Given the upcoming birthday, or anniversary, I want to thank the readers out there who have helped keep us alive that long. Especially thank you to everyone who has offered tips,...
APD indictments, Republican primary gets racy, Casar ad update.
An election guide as voters head to the polls again, and again. Shea faces challenge in Pct 2. Rival Republicans tussle with indictee Paxton over AG job
Casar Still Claiming Credit for “Implementing” Sick Leave Ordinance That Was Overturned by Courts – Nobody Got Sick Leave
In campaign for Congress Greg Casar prominently claims credit for “implementing” a sick leave ordinance that was overturned by Texas Courts.
Eckhardt Cleared in “Judicial Conduct” Complaint, But The Right to Disparage City Council Is Under Attack
A panel of Republican judges clears Sarah Eckhardt, and displays a sense of humor. But, a few local Democrats want to stop disparagement of the Austin City Council.
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