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Stories by Michael Kanin

Monday, May 23, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Reporter’s Roundtable

The Austin Chronicle‘s Michael King joins Austin Monitor editor Liz Pagano and Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to take a look at what’s been going on with your Austin City Council. Sponsored by Austin Water. Post is embedded below:

Monday, May 16, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Preservation Austin

Representatives from Preservation Austin join Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to offer their take on historic zoning in the City of Austin. Sponsored by Austin Water. Post is embedded below.

Monday, May 9, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: AISD tax swap

Austin Independent School District trustees Paul Saldana and Gina Hinajosa join Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about a proposed tax swap between the district and the City of Austin. Sponsored by Austin Water. Post is embedded below.

Monday, May 2, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Eliot Tretter

Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin talks with University of Calgary Professor Eliot Tretter about his new book, Shadows of a Sunbelt City: The Environment, Racism, and the Knowledge Economy in Austin. Sponsored by Austin Water. Post is embedded below.

Monday, April 25, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Transportation BBB

This is the recording of our April 5 transportation discussion with State Senator Kirk Watson and Austin City Council Member Ann Kitchen. Post is embedded below. The evening was sponsored by the Downtown Austin Alliance. Austin Monitor Radio is brought…

Monday, April 11, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Council Member Don Zimmerman

Austin City Council Member Don Zimmerman joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about abstentions, annexation, and the rest of his term-so-far. Sponsored by Austin Water. Post is embedded below.

Monday, April 4, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Arif Panju

Sometimes-controversial Historic Landmark Commissioner Arif Panju joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about historic zoning in the City of Austin. Sponsored by Austin Water. Post is embedded below.

Monday, March 28, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Publisher’s Note: Whispers, more sponsorships, and Watson and Adler on transportation

A couple of small changes, more Web sponsorships, and some event announcements to get to here:First: We’re moving Whispers. Not far, just behind a new button that you’ll find on the front page of the site. We’ve struggled a bit…

Monday, March 28, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Matt Mackowiak

Travis County GOP Vice Chair Matt Mackowiak joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about the organization’s controversial new chair, and the question of how it could remove him. Show is embedded below. Sponsored by Austin Water.

Sunday, March 27, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Kanin on Council: anti-discrimination, fair hiring ordinances passed in labor-focused meeting

The Austin Monitor‘s Michael Kanin speaks with KUT’s Jennifer Stayton about the Austin City Council’s passage of two labor-centric items – one to bolster anti-discrimination in the workplace and another that would prevent employers from asking prospective employees about their…

Monday, March 21, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Austin Resource Recovery budget concerns

Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin sits down first with Austin Resource Recovery director Bob Gedert to discuss budget concerns raised by the city’s Zero Waste Advisory Commission (ZAWC). Then Kanin sits with Zero Waste Advisory Commission (ZWAC) chair Gerry Acuna…

Friday, March 18, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Kanin on Council: Council to look at Austin Energy rates and the prospect of a transportation bond

KUT’s Jennifer Stayton and the Austin Monitor’s Michael Kanin with a preview of next week’s Austin City Council meeting. Post is embedded below.

Monday, March 14, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Kanin on Council: Austin Examines Affordability and the Arts

KUT’s Jennifer Stayton speaks with the Austin Monitor’s Michael Kanin about a push to increase affordability for those in Austin’s local music economy.

Monday, March 7, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Urban Transportation Commissioner JD Gins

Urban Transportation Commissioner JD Gins joins Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about options ahead of a potential 2016 City of Austin transportation bond. Sponsored by Austin Water. Show is embedded below.

Friday, March 4, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Kanin on Council: Pilot Knob revisited

The Austin Monitor‘s Michael Kanin speaks to KUT’s Jimmy Maas about the Austin City Council’s decision to revisit an affordable housing deal that passed in December known as Pilot Knob and what the second go-round could mean for Austinites.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: TravCo Sheriff’s candidates John Sisson and Todd Radford

Mike Kanin sits down with Travis County Sheriff’s candidate John Sisson; Caleb Pritchard sits down with Travis County Sheriff’s candidate Todd Redford. Show is embedded below. It is sponsored by Austin Water.

Monday, February 29, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Kanin on Council: Utility transfer fees

KUT’s Jennifer Stayton speaks with the Austin Monitor’s Michael Kanin about City Council’s discussion of utility transfers. Post is embedded below.

Monday, February 22, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Mayor Steve Adler and Council Member Ellen Troxclair on TNCs

In a special one-hour version of the show, Mayor Steve Adler and Council Member Ellen Troxclair join Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to chat about Lyft, Uber, and the coming referendum on the rules that govern TNCs in Austin, Texas.…

Monday, February 15, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: TravCo Sheriff candidate Don Rios

Travis County Sheriff candidate Don Rios sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Caleb Pritchard. Austin Monitor Radio is sponsored by Austin Water. Post is embedded below:

Friday, February 12, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Kanin on Council: Ride-Hailing set to go before Austin voters

KUT’s Jennifer Stayton talks to The Austin Monitor‘s Michael Kanin about the Austin City Council’s ridesharing debate, the last-minute negotiations and the lead-up to the May election on regulating Uber and Lyft. Embedded below.

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