Tag Archives: Travis County
Renter, Beware: Millions of Texans Could Soon Face Higher Fees for Late Rent, with Little Recourse to Fight Back
Tenant advocates say proposed legislation nearing the governor’s desk could lead to increased evictions.
UPDATE: Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 1414 into law on June 10. It is effective September 1. In July 2014, Cathi and Tara Cleven signed a one-year lea...Read More
Judges and an aggrieved defense bar are derailing talks to build a public defender’s office in Travis County.
Austin is the largest city in the country without a public defender’s office to help represent poor people accused of crimes. In Texas, the only other big cit...Read More
The Austin judge presiding over two defamation cases against the InfoWars founder indicated there’s a solid chance Jones will have to go to trial — again.
Illustration/Sunny Sone Few people in our era would seem to have as unbalanced a karmic checkbook as Alex Jones, the loudest man in Texas. For years, long befor...Read More
D’Souza is lying to his audiences on a vast scale, making them more immune to a shared reality.
Dinesh D’Souza’s first words in his new movie, Death of a Nation: Can We Save America A Second Time?, have the unmistakable ring of accidental truth. “Whe...Read More
Texas Greens say a vote for Stein isn’t a vote for Trump, promote down-ballot candidates.
Texas Greens say a vote for Stein isn’t a vote for Trump, promote down-ballot candidates....Read More
Unpacking the heat about guns on campus, plus Trump supporters explain their support for the Donald — or at least give it their best shot.
On the podcast: A trio of Texas Monthly writers helps us unpack the heat about guns on campus, plus Trump supporters explain their support for the Donald — or...Read More
From deleted answers to missing test books, Texas’ new test vendor almost left us pining for Pearson. Almost.
From deleted answers to missing tests, Texas’ new standardized test vendor has committed a series of flubs that almost left us pining for Pearson. Almost....Read More
Despite the Supreme Court’s June ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is still trying to undo a lesbian couple’s February marri...Read More