Politics

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Commission reprimands PAC that opposed Prop A

The city’s Ethics Review Commission voted unanimously last week to send a letter of reprimand to one of the political action committees that opposed Proposition A on the Nov. 3 ballot. Local Democratic consultant Mark Littlefield filed 12 separate complaints…

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by Jo Clifton

After big win, Travillion ready for next four years

Although Travis County Commissioner-elect Jeff Travillion won reelection with nearly 76 percent of the vote, he doesn’t dwell on that, saying simply, “It is gratifying to be invited back.” Then he’s off, talking about his plans for the next four…

Monday, November 9, 2020 by Jo Clifton

County Judge-elect Andy Brown eager to start new job

Travis County Judge-elect Andy Brown is getting ready to start his new job. The most likely date for his first day on the job is Nov. 17, since commissioners will be canvassing the vote this week. Democrat Brown, who will…

Friday, November 6, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Ann Howard getting ready for new job

Ann Howard, Travis County Commissioner-elect for Precinct 3, was getting to work Thursday, learning more about the job she will officially begin in January. Howard said commissioners will canvass the vote from Tuesday’s election in the next week to 10…

Thursday, November 5, 2020 by Ryan Thornton

Prop B walks, rolls, rides to victory

In addition to passing a historic mass public transit system under Proposition A, Austin voters also approved Prop B, a $460 million active mobility bond that will allow the city to make significant progress toward completing the bike lane network,…

Thursday, November 5, 2020 by Samuel King

What’s Project Connect’s first stop after Austin voters handily pass Prop A?

Before any shiny new train and bus lines hit the streets of Austin, the less glamorous work of planning and administration must begin. City Council and the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors will meet next month to discuss…

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