Hilltop Views

City Council changes rules on transparency of ethics investigations

Kenny Phipps, News Editor

May 13, 2019

The Austin City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to alter the proceedings of ethics investigations into city employees during their meeting March 28. The amendments reduce the percentage of the ethics review process th...

Groups continue to resist CodeNext following release of latest draft

Victoria Cavazos

March 19, 2018

A legal memo from the city of Austin’s attorney declaring a local petition to put CodeNEXT on the ballot in November invalid is the latest move in what has been, and continues to be, a lengthy multilateral battle over draft thre...

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Sheryl Cole wants to make history as first African American mayor of Austin

October 28, 2014

Mike Martinez plans to work with university, students to bring bus pass agreement to St. Edward’s

Print Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2014

Councilman Mike Martinez, 45, calls himself a “champion for the middle class.” He cites his record on the Austin City Council and as the chairman of Capital Metro for this title. Martinez’s next step, he hopes, is mayor ...

Martinez as mayor will improve life quality for Austin residents

October 27, 2014

Every week the editorial board reflects on a current issue in Our View. The position taken does not reflect the opinions of everyone on the Hilltop Views staff. Mike Martinez is the best candidate running to be the mayor of Aus...

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