In this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, host Amy Stansbury continues our series on policing with a look back at the history of policing and police reforms in Austin, Texas. Guests include Chris Harris of Texas Appleseed, former Austin City Council Member Bill...

In this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, host Amy Stansbury shares the importance of city boards & commissions and explains how you can apply to serve on one. Guests include current board/commission members Pooja Sethi & Rocky Lane, as well as Austin City...

Join us in celebrating the very first Let Texas Vote Day in Austin on November 3, 2020! This brand new holiday was established by your Austin City Council to encourage civic engagement, to honor the fight for voting rights in Texas and the U.S., and...

Now, more than ever, it seems pretty important to know what the heck your government is up to. Big decisions are being made every day, right here in Austin, that will affect our lives and livelihood. But how do you attend a Council meeting or share...

From KUT, Austin Monitor, Glasshouse Policy, A Functional Democracy, and the Austin Tech Alliance - KUT, the Austin Monitor, Glasshouse Policy, Austin Tech Alliance and A Functional Democracy are hosting a series of forums for candidates running for Austin City Council this fall. Join us at...

It was a packed house at City Hall on Wednesday night as Austinites showed up in droves to discuss a very important issue - policing.   The focus was the Austin Police Association contract, which has been negotiated on over the past several months. On Wednesday, after...

We have a new budget folks. Austin City Council officially approved a $3.9 billion budget last week. It will go into effect on October 1st. So what does that mean for you? The average Austin homeowner (with a home valued at $305,000) will pay $151 more next year in taxes and fees to...