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Death Row Inmates Say Expired Drug Makes Execution Painful, Cruel
Texas prison officials have already scheduled nine executions for 2023, more than in all of last year.

1:40PM Mon. Jan. 9, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

Get Ready: Winter Weather on its Way
With freezing temperatures anticipated starting Thursday, Austinites are encouraged to take precautions – in particular, the so-called “four Ps”:

3:45PM Wed. Dec. 21, 2022, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Austin Cop Who Killed Mike Ramos Denied Qualified Immunity
The Austin police officer who killed Michael Ramos in 2020 will not be protected by qualified immunity in the civil suit filed against him after a judge in the case denied motions invoking the defense Sunday.

3:25PM Mon. Dec. 19, 2022, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Voters Decide Final Three Austin City Council Members
The Council candidates who won their run-off elections Tuesday, Dec. 13, will solidify a majority that has promised to act on increasing Austin’s housing supply with an urgency that has not existed in the 10-1 era of City Council — or perhaps in all of Austin’s political history.

12:09PM Wed. Dec. 14, 2022, Brant Bingamon, Lina Fisher and Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Kirk Watson Pulled in Suburban Voters and Outraised Opponent Celia Israel
Kirk Watson has been elected as Mayor of Austin for the third time – and he’s got Williamson County voters to thank for it.

11:14AM Wed. Dec. 14, 2022, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Kirk Watson Wins Austin's Mayoral Race By Fewer Than 900 Votes
Former mayor Kirk Watson will take office again after winning with fewer than 900 votes over Celia Israel Tuesday night, according to final, unofficial results from Travis, Williamson, and Hays County elections officials.

10:35PM Tue. Dec. 13, 2022, Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

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Council Approves New Austin Energy Rates; Advocates Disappointed
At Council’s last meeting of the year yesterday (Dec. 8) – and for Mayor Steve Adler and three council members, their last meeting everAustin Energy finally secured approval of its new customer rate structure.

12:07PM Fri. Dec. 9, 2022, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

Dan Patrick Reveals His Wish List for the 88th Legislature
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveiled a list of 21 priorities for the 88th Texas Legislature last week at the Capitol, beginning the mad dash to get marquee GOP items into bills that end up on Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk this spring.

10:43AM Mon. Dec. 5, 2022, Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

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