Topic: Austin City Council

Austinites “Cautiously Optimistic” About 10-1 Representation

Nov. 13, 2015

Austinites are “cautiously optimistic” about the future of the 10-1 system of geographic representation adopted by the City of Austin in 2014 to elect City Council members, according to a report conducted by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life and Leadership Austin.

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Most Roadside Solicitors Seek Return to Regular Employment, University of Texas at Austin Report to Austin City Council Shows

Aug. 20, 2008

With few reporting income above minimum wage, Austin individuals engaging in roadside solicitation are using it as a survival strategy, but most desire to return to more regular employment, according to preliminary results of a University of Texas at Austin study.

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