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PAC backs bonds

Thursday, July 7, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Two weeks ago, when City Council advanced Mayor Steve Adler’s $720 million mobility bond proposal, Adler declared that the campaign to sell the package to voters would begin immediately. Two weeks later, a major step toward that campaign has been taken with the appointment of a treasurer to a political action committee built to support the bond. Austin Forward filed paperwork with the Office of the City Clerk on Wednesday naming Lisa Hernandez as the group’s treasurer. As of Wednesday, Austin Forward did not appear to have any discernible digital presence — no website nor the usual social media accounts — though there might be some unexpected conflict ahead with another group that appears to be unrelated and yet has the same name.

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