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Legislature Aims “Death Star” at Local Governance, But Policies Backed by Unofficial Republican-Austin Progressive Alliance Fail
Developer backed bills aimed at Austin neighborhoods fail at Capitol, but a legally wobbly “Death Star” bill targeting local governance passes
Short reports on the May 6 police oversight election, a lawsuit filed in relation to the Statesman PUD and a possible redo election on rail
Austin leads the nation in apartment building while being above the national average in rent increases. Bloomberg article focuses on Austin in detailing failed New Urbanist policies.
A City of Austin memo maintains that the APD-DPS partnership is off to a solid start, with drops in violent crime, response times and 911 calls.
Austin Progressives on Council and Republicans in Legislature Reach Common Ground on Development Issues
What do “Progressives” on the Austin City Council and Republicans in the Texas Legislature agree on? And, is it good for Austin?
City officials respond to City report saying they turned “down the volume” on unspecified residents during ETOD process.
Texas Garners Multiple National Headlines – Human Toll from Abbott’s Pandering Mounts – There Goes Robert E. Lee
The casualty count from Governor Greg Abbott’s pandering mounts while Robert E. Lee finally goes down in Virginia.
I want to begin today’s column with a few words about my friend Arnold Garcia, former Editorial Board Chairman at the Austin American-Statesman. Arnold passed away from pancreatic cancer on August 12. The Statesman did a superb job of giving him his due, in a story...
APD Still Pretty Mum on Charges from Garza and Garza – Watson May Run – Candlewood Update – Abbott Still Endangering Public Health
APD sort of responds to property crime questions. Candlewood purchase update. Abbott’s dangerous pandering. Watson may run again for Mayor.
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