Reporters’ Notebook

Sunday, May 3, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Reporter’s Notebook: Zim appointments continue

More nomination fun … District 6 City Council Member Don Zimmerman continued his streak of commission nominations last week. Zimmerman posted his latest round of picks Thursday on the Council message board, and they include Antonio Buehler to the Public…

Monday, April 27, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Reporter’s Notebook: Pressley deposed

Pressley denies bad press caused election loss … Former City Council candidate Laura Pressley believes that errors made by Travis County, not the bad publicity she received before last November’s election and the December runoff, were the reasons that she…

Monday, April 20, 2015 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: Decker Golf saga continues

Decker Golf proponents want Pool to recuse from issue . . . Two Colony Park neighborhood leaders who believe that the Decker Lake Golf development would benefit them and their neighbors have called on City Council Member Leslie Pool to…

Monday, April 13, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Reporter’s Notebook: Appointment drama continues

Casar challenges District 6 appointment … Last Friday, Council Member Greg Casar used the City Council Message Board to announce that he will be asking Council to rescind the District 6 nomination to the Commission on Immigrant Affairs, Rebecca Forest.…

Monday, April 6, 2015 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: The Return

What a country! … Before hearing a set of briefings from Transportation Department staff at a March 25 meeting of the City Council Mobility Committee, Council members had a high-level discussion about the merits of regulating Austin’s taxicab industry. Council…

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