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Prop A Fails to Save Austin Now

By Kara Valentine Three-segment feature: Prop A’s Landslide Loss by Austin Voters, Officer Shortage and Reimagining the APD, Understaffed Police Leave Burglary Victim to Collect own Evidence. An in-depth look at Austin, Texas politics, Austin City Council, Austin Police Department and the community affected. Prop A’s Landslide Loss by Austin Voters As Austin voters reject […]

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Yay or Nay for Austin’s Prop A

By Kara Valentine Through rallying and canvassing, advocates for No Way on Prop A gathered downtown Saturday, Sept. 18, to get their message across: “Misinformation and frustrated are very nice words,” said Austin City Council Member Gregorio “Greg” Casar. “Prop A is a dangerous and fiscally irresponsible ballot measure. It would force Austin to cut essential services […]

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Blue Phenomenon: How the youth is mobilizing the Texas battleground

Among the crowd of elected officials and political donors roaming around the JW Marriott Ballroom in Austin is a group of young adults and college students from all backgrounds, exchanging business cards and reaching out to individuals with political connections. As eloquent speeches were made, fancy drinks were poured and campaign goals were presented, the […]