Latest Headlines for Friday, October 30

Tuesday, May 2, 2000 by

Watson, Wynn burying opponents with an avalanche of big spending

Alvarez and Quintanilla more closely matched, as are Lewis and Thomas The mayoral and City Council elections will be held this Saturday, May 6, but for most candidates the fund-raising has produced slim pickings this year. With the weak opposition…

Monday, May 1, 2000 by

Gray vs. Camp contest offers a clear choice for seat on aquifer district board

Candidates offer opposing views on growth and surface water The future of growth and commercial development in Northern Hays County may be determined by Saturday's election of a new director to the board of the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation…

Friday, April 28, 2000 by

Willie Lewis campaign files criminal complaint over independent expenditures

Austin Police PAC and Thomas Henderson named as defendants Incumbent Council Member Willie Lewis' reelection campaign raised the political stakes higher yesterday in the Place 6 council contest by filing a criminal complaint against the Austin Police Political Action Committee…

Thursday, April 27, 2000 by

Quintanilla jumps on affordable housing issue with four-point plan

Follows close on heels of City Council's initiative The Austin City Council kicked off its affordable housing initiative last week. Now a second candidate who wants to be on that council has offered his own plan. Rafael Quintanilla, a candidate…

Wednesday, April 26, 2000 by

Bradley deal with city still pending, contractual documents not filed yet

Fish and Wildlife Service just got 1,700-page document last week Deal, what deal? Developer Gary Bradley's scheduled to make a luncheon speech today to the Real Estate Council of Austin titled War & Peace, to talk about the deal he…

Tuesday, April 25, 2000 by

Attorneys question money spent to boost Thomas campaign against Lewis

Austin Police PAC, Thomas Henderson chipping in big bucks The political contest between incumbent Council Member Willie Lewis and chief opponent Danny Thomas is beginning to get ugly, with charges and counter charges flying over how campaign money is being…