Austin’s got a $2 million mayor

This story was updated at 4:14pm January 26th to correct the statement made about Jennifer Virden’s total spending. The $220,000 she repaid to herself...

Central Health seeks control of Dell Teaching Hospital

A lawsuit filed by Central Health seeks to compel Ascension Texas to sell it the Dell Seton Teaching Hospital.


Criminal complaints hit Mayor Adler on final days in office

Mayor Steve Adler’s final day in office is this Friday, but he’s getting kicked in the seat of his pants as he leaves. Criminal complaints were filed against him late today for using city resources to publicly endorse council candidates in the December 13th runoffs.

End of the Adler era

Steve Adler steps down after eight years in office. What did the mayor achieve? Where did he fall short? How will he be remembered?

Defeated RRISD candidate sues Texas Ethics Commission

Orlando Salinas claims Texas Ethics Commission would violate his constitutional rights by forcing him to respond to a sworn complaint The highly contentious election for...

Travis Appraisal Review Board members pared

TCAD board authorized fewer than half the positions sought for 2022 The Travis Central Appraisal District’s board of directors has approved a radical reduction in...

Watson ekes out win over Israel in mayoral runoff

Alter, Qadri and Velásquez win council seats The margaritas were flowing in Celia Israel’s camp after the polls closed last night, the food was plentiful,...


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