Students Needed on Austin’s Redistricting Commission and Review Panel

The process of drawing the single member districts that Austinites voted for last November is underway, and one spot on the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission is reserved for a student. We certainly need a strong student voice on the commission that will draw the new city council districts so that students are represented on city […]

Austin City Council in a "Work Session" as opposed the more traditionally attended and covered Council Meetings.

City Council Rebukes Petitioners, Takes Up Independent Plan

Austin City Council set a new precedent in public process this morning when they chose to vote on a controversial Council plan in one of their “Work Sessions.” The plan, which calls for an amendment to the City’s Charter, would create 8 council seats filled by unique districts, 2 at-large seats filled by city wide […]